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Cost of Texas Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Texas is $4,258 per month.

The monthly base rate for Texas nursing homes is typically lower when compared to neighboring states. Texas is also less expensive compared to the national average.

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Texas, the average cost is $5,718.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

New Mexico$6,220

Texas Nursing Home Statistics

Texas contains 1228 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 133,801 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 69% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Texas skilled nursing homes is 2.8 which ranks 51 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Texas Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Texas

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Texas

Percent of Texas Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Texas Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Texas Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Texas

Helpful Texas Consumer Agencies

Billing Medicare

Part A bills and services, hospital care, skilled nursing care, and fraud.

Fiscal Intermediary
TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

Part B bills and services.

TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC
Tollfree: (800) 633-4227
Tollfree Notes: 1-800-MEDICARE

General Medicare Information

Information on local seminars and health fairs on Medicare health plan choices, or to report a complaint directly to CMS.

CMS RO - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regional Office
CMS, Dallas Regional Office
Local: (214) 767-6401

Medigap policies available in my area, and insurance questions.

State Department of Insurance
Insurance Department of Texas
Local: (512) 463-6515
Tollfree: (800) 252-3439

Medigap policies, long-term care insurance, Medicare health plan choices, Medicare rights and protections, and help with filing an appeal.

SHIP -- State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Health Information Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
Tollfree: (800) 252-9240

Health Care Facilities and Services in Your Area

Finding a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) closest to me to help me lower my health care costs. FQHCs include community health centers, tribal health clinics, migrant health services, and health centers for the homeless.

Primary Care Association
Association of Community Health Centers, Inc. of Texas
Local: (512) 329-5959

To find a hospice program in my area.

State Hospice Organization
Texas and New Mexico Hospice Organization
Local: (512) 454-1247
Tollfree: (800) 580-9270

Other Health Insurance Programs

Health based programs and services.

State Health Departments
Department State Health Services
Local: (512) 458-7111
Tollfree: (888) 963-7111
Spanish: (512) 458-7111

Low-income programs (such as Medicaid) to help pay medical bills.

State Medical Assistance Office
Health and Human Services Commission of Texas
Local: (512) 424-6500
Tollfree: (877) 541-7905

Quality of Care/Complaints

Complaints about quality of care, and filing an appeal or complaint.

QIO -- Quality Improvement Organization (formerly PRO - Peer Review Organization)
TMF Health Quality Institute
Local: (512) 329-6610
Tollfree: (800) 725-9216

Obtaining information on nursing homes or resolving problems between nursing homes and residents or their families.

Long Term Care Ombudsman of Texas
Local: (512) 438-4265
Tollfree: (800) 252-2412

Where to submit a complaint about the quality of life or quality of care inside a nursing home.

Nursing Home State Survey Agency
Department of Aging and Disability Services
Local: (512) 438-2633
Tollfree: (800) 458-9858

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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