The 2018 data is in. The cost of Skilled Nursing Home Care in Missouri according to Genworth is $5,543 per month for a private room and $5,019 per month for a semi-private room. That’s a cost of $66,516 per year for a private room and $60,228 for a semi-private room.
How does this cost compare?
Nursing home care is expensive. For 15 years, Genworth has developed the Cost of Care Survey to help families understand the costs of varying types of care across the U.S. The 2018 data is in and the median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States increased to $100,375 a year, up 3 percent from 2017. At the same time, Genworth reports that the median cost of a semi-private room in a nursing home is $89,297, up 4 percent from 2017.
Alaska continues to be the costliest state for nursing home care by far, with the median annual cost of a private nursing home room totaling $330,873. Oklahoma again was found to be the most affordable state, with a median annual cost of a private room of $63,510.
So while the cost of skilled nursing home care in Missouri is expensive, it is among the least expensive in the country.
For more on Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care Survey, including costs in all 50 states, click here.