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Cost of West Virginia Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in West Virginia is $8,562 per month.

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

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

The rate for a is typically higher. In West Virginia, the average cost is $8,969.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

Kentucky$6,327
Ohio$6,388
U.S.$6,692
Virginia$6,707
Maryland$8,448
West Virginia$8,562
Pennsylvania$8,790

West Virginia Nursing Home Statistics

West Virginia contains 124 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 10,728 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 88% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for West Virginia skilled nursing homes is 3 which ranks 48 nationally.

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

Overall Ratings of West Virginia Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in West Virginia

Ownership of Nursing Homes in West Virginia

Percent of West Virginia Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of West Virginia Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of West Virginia Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in West Virginia

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in West Virginia? Ask these questions:

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

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in West Virginia

Have a complaint about a West Virginia Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in West Virginia have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in West Virginia, report it to:
Dept of Health and Human Resources of West Virginia-Office of Health Facility Licensure and Cert
wvdhhr.org\ohflac
Local: (304) 558-0050
Tollfree: (800) 442-2888
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in West Virginia 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:
West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program (WV SHIP)
wvseniorservices.gov
Local: (304) 348-0707
Tollfree: (877) 987-3646
As a West Virginia resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the West Virginia state department of insurance at:
West Virginia Insurance Commission
wvinsurance.gov
Local: (304) 558-3386
Local TDD: (304) 558-1296
Tollfree: (888) 879-9842
Are you aware of all the West Virginia health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the West Virginia Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources
dhhr.wv.gov
Local: (304) 348-3365
Tollfree: (888) 483-0797
Tollfree Notes: 888-483-0793 Provider Services
Are you on a low income in West Virginia and having trouble covering your medical bills? The West Virginia medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources
wvdhhr.org
Local: (304) 558-1700
Tollfree: (800) 642-8589
Are you familiar with the West Virginia Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

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

Northwestern Area Agency on Aging
Wheeling, WV
(304) 242-1800
Metro Area Agency on Aging
Dunbar, WV
(304) 720-6858
Upper Potomac Area Agency on Aging
Petersburg, WV
(304) 257-1221
Appalachian Area Agency on Aging
Princeton, WV
(304) 425-1147

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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