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Cost of Wisconsin Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Wisconsin is $7,505 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In Wisconsin, the average cost is $8,292.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Wisconsin Nursing Home Statistics

Wisconsin contains 381 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 32,059 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 77% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Wisconsin skilled nursing homes is 3.7 which ranks 17 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Wisconsin

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Wisconsin

Percent of Wisconsin Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Wisconsin Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Wisconsin Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

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

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Wisconsin? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Wisconsin

Have a complaint about a Wisconsin Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Wisconsin have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Wisconsin, report it to:
Department of Health Services - Division of Quaility Assurance
Local: (608) 266-8481
Tollfree: (800) 642-6552
Tollfree TDD: (888) 241-9432
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Wisconsin 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:
Board of Aging and Long Term Care of Wisconsin
Local: (608) 246-7012
Tollfree: (800) 815-0015
As a Wisconsin resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Wisconsin state department of insurance at:
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance of Wisconsin
Local: (608) 266-3585
Tollfree: (800) 236-8517
Are you aware of all the Wisconsin health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Wisconsin Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Local: (608) 266-1865
Tollfree: (800) 362-3002
Are you on a low income in Wisconsin and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Wisconsin medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Local: (608) 266-1865
Tollfree: (800) 362-3002
Are you familiar with the Wisconsin Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

These offices provide a number of different services to Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin AAA below:

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc.
Madison, WI
(608) 243-5670
Area Agency on Aging of Dane County
Madison, WI
(608) 261-9930
Milwaukee County Department on Aging
Milwaukee, WI
(414) 289-6010

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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