According to a “Report Card” sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Department of Human Services, here are some details about the state of nursing homes in Minnesota:
- There are 371 nursing homes in the state that are certified to participate in the Medical Assistance Program with a bed capacity of 29,452.
- Medicare or Medicaid pays for approximately 66 percent of all resident days.
- The average nursing home in Minnesota charges about $177 per day, or about $64,605 per year.
49 percent of beds are in private rooms.
62 percent of nursing facilities earned five stars on the state inspection measure, with no significant problems on their current and prior inspections and on their one-year complaint record.
MDH and MDHS also have an online Technical User Guide to explain the criteria for their rating system.
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