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Cost of New York Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in New York is $10,980 per month.

The monthly base rate for New York nursing homes is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. New York is also more expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a in New York. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

The rate for a is typically higher. In New York, the average cost is $11,370.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$6,692
Vermont$8,502
Pennsylvania$8,790
New Jersey$9,733
Massachusetts$10,737
New York$10,980
Connecticut$12,167

New York Nursing Home Statistics

New York contains 622 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 115,208 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 90% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for New York skilled nursing homes is 3.4 which ranks 32 nationally.

Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in New York. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other New York facilities.

Overall Ratings of New York Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in New York

Ownership of Nursing Homes in New York

Percent of New York Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of New York Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of New York Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in New York

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in New York? Ask these questions:

  • What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in New York?
    Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other New York nursing homes?
  • What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
    How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in New York?
  • How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
    Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in New York.
  • How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other New York facilities?
    Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other New York nursing homes.
  • What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in New York?
    The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of New York's nursing homes.
  • What types of activities does the nursing home offer residents?
    Is there a monthly activity calendar? What resident activities are available?
  • Is transportation offered to the nursing home residents?
    How does this compare to other New York nursing homes?
  • Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept New York Medicaid?

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in New York

Have a complaint about a New York Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in New York have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in New York, report it to:
Office of Medicaid Inspector General (formerly New York State Department of Health)
health.state.ny.us
Local: (518) 402-5447
Tollfree: (888) 201-4563
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in New York or maybe you are simply seeking some more information regarding the care or services received? If so, your local long-term care ombudsman is a valuable resource. You can contact them at:
Office for the Aging of New York State
ltcombudsman.ny.gov
Local: (518) 408-1469
Tollfree: (800) 342-9871
As a New York resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the New York state department of insurance at:
Department of Financal Service
dfs.ny.gov
Local: (212) 480-6400
Tollfree: (800) 342-3736
Are you aware of all the New York health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the New York Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Office of Medicaid Inspector General (formerly New York State Department of Health)
health.state.ny.us
Tollfree: (866) 881-2809
Are you on a low income in New York and having trouble covering your medical bills? The New York medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Office of Medicaid Inspector General (formerly New York State Department of Health)
omig.ny.gov
Local: (518) 473-3782
Tollfree: (800) 541-2831
Are you familiar with the New York Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

These offices provide a number of different services to New York residents that are 60 years of age and older. The AAAs can assist and offer guidance on nutrition, caregiver support, assistance programs and referrals, ombudsmen assistance, insurance counseling and even transportation.

Find and Contact your local New York AAA below:

Albany County Department for Aging
Albany, NY
(518) 447-7177
Allegany County Office for the Aging
Belmont, NY
(585) 268-9390
Broome County Office for Aging
Binghamton, NY
(607) 778-2411
Cattaraugus County Department of Aging
Olean, NY
(716) 373-8032
Cayuga County Office for the Aging
Auburn, NY
(315) 253-1226
Chautauqua County Office for the Aging
Mayville, NY
(716) 753-4471
Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care
Elmira, NY
(607) 737-5520
Chenango County Area Agency on Aging
Norwich, NY
(607) 337-1770
Clinton County Office for the Aging
Plattsburgh, NY
(518) 565-4620
Columbia County Office for the Aging
Hudson, NY
(518) 828-4258
Cortland County Area Agency on Aging
Cortland, NY
(607) 753-5060
Delaware County Office for the Aging
Delhi, NY
(607) 832-5750
Dutchess County Office for the Aging
Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 486-2555
Erie County Department of Senior Services
Buffalo, NY
(716) 858-8526
Essex County Office for the Aging
Elizabethtown, NY
(518) 873-3815
Franklin County Office for the Aging
Malone, NY
(518) 481-1526
Fulton County Office for Aging and Youth
Johnstown, NY
(518) 736-5650
Genesee County Office for the Aging
Batavia, NY
(585) 343-1611
Greene County Department for the Aging & Youth
Catskill, NY
(518) 719-3555
Jefferson County Office for the Aging
Watertown, NY
(315) 785-3191
Lewis County Office for the Aging
Lowville, NY
(315) 376-5313
Livingston County Office for the Aging
Mt. Morris, NY
(585) 243-7520
Madison County Office for the Aging, Inc.
Canastota, NY
(315) 697-5700
Montgomery County Office for the Aging
Amsterdam, NY
(518) 843-2300
Nassau County Department of Human Services, Office for the Aging
Uniondale, NY
(516) 227-8900
Oneida County Office for Aging & Continuing Care
Oriskany, NY
(315) 798-5456
Onondaga County Office for Aging
Syracuse, NY
(315) 435-2362
Ontario County Office for the Aging
Canandaigua, NY
(585) 396-4040
Orange County Office for the Aging
Middletown, NY
(845) 615-3700
Orleans County Office for the Aging
Albion, NY
(585) 589-3191
Oswego County Office for the Aging
Oswego, NY
(315) 349-3484
Otsego County Office for the Aging
Cooperstown, NY
(607) 547-4232
Putnam County Office for the Aging
Carmel, NY
(845) 808-1700
Rensselaer County Department for the Aging
Troy, NY
(518) 270-2730
Rockland County Office for the Aging
Pomona, NY
(845) 364-2110
St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging
Canton, NY
(315) 386-4730
Saratoga County Area Agency on Aging
Ballston Spa, NY
(518) 714-4826
Schenectady County Senior & Long Term Care Services
Schenectady, NY
(518) 382-8481
Schoharie County Office for the Aging
Schoharie, NY
(518) 295-2001
Schuyler County Office for the Aging
Montour Falls, NY
(607) 535-7108
Seneca County Office for the Aging
Waterloo, NY
(315) 539-1765
Suffolk County Office for the Aging
Hauppauge, NY
(631) 853-8200
Sullivan County Office for the Aging
Monticello, NY
(845) 807-0241
Tioga Opportunities, Inc. Department of Aging
Owego, NY
(607) 687-4120
Tompkins County Office for the Aging
Ithaca, NY
(607) 274-5482
Ulster County Office for the Aging
Kingston, NY
(845) 340-3456
Warren and Hamilton County Office for the Aging
Lake George, NY
(518) 761-6347
Washington County Office for Aging and Disability Resource Center
Fort Edward, NY
(518) 746-2420
Wayne County Office for the Aging
Lyons, NY
(315) 946-5624
Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services
Mount Vernon, NY
(914) 813-6400
Wyoming County Office for Aging
Warsaw, NY
(585) 786-8833
ProAction Steuben and Yates Inc.
Penn Yan, NY
(315) 536-5515
Herkimer County Office for the Aging
Herkimer, NY
(315) 867-1121
Niagara County Office for the Aging
Lockport, NY
(716) 438-4020
Seneca Nation of Indians
Irving, NY
(716) 532-5777
New York City Department for the Aging
New York, NY
(212) 442-3086
Steuben County Office for the Aging
Bath, NY
(607) 664-2298
Monroe County Office for the Aging
Rochester, NY
(585) 753-6280

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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