Long Term Care Planning
Average Nursing Home Costs Across Pennsylvania

Average Nursing Home Costs Across Pennsylvania

Nursing homes in Pennsylvania provide 24-hour skilled nursing care for individuals with chronic conditions that are no longer able to live on their own.

They offer a variety of long term care services for you or your loved one, but often come at a hefty price.

If you’re considering a nursing home in Pennsylvania, it’s important to understand how you plan to pay for it. According to a 2021 survey by Genworth**, the median cost for one Pennsylvania resident to receive care at a nursing home equates to $124,841 for a full year.

Where you live in Pennsylvania can also make a difference in the price you pay for a nursing home, since prices vary between different cities.

Generally, the cost of a nursing home is the most expensive in Reading, where the median price for a full year of accommodations is $151,566, or $415 every day.

The cost of these services decreases for Bloomsburg, which in terms of urban areas, has the lowest annual median price for nursing home services in Pennsylvania. In Bloomsburg, the cost for a full year of a nursing home is roughly $107,310, or $294 daily.

Don’t live in Reading or Bloomsburg? Check out our cost analysis of nursing homes in these other popular Pennsylvania cities: Allentown, Lancaster, York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Chambersburg, Harrisburg, Lebanon, East Stroudsburg, Altoona, Pittsburgh, Williamsport, Scranton, Erie, State College, Johnstown

For residents living in smaller suburbs or the more rural areas of Pennsylvania, the median cost of a nursing home is $101,470 annually, 18% below the overall state median.

Can’t afford to pay out of pocket for a nursing home in Pennsylvania?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Pennsylvania nursing home providers work with long term care insurance companies to help pay for your long term care needs, if you have a policy.

The key is to start planning early, so you have time to qualify for the best possible rates. And that’s where the insurance brokers at Policy Solver are here to help.

We partner with the best carriers and agents in Pennsylvania, to ensure you get the right coverage, at the right price.

Schedule a free consultation today to begin browsing your options. Our brokers are waiting to answer your questions and help you find the best nursing home coverage in Pennsylvania at the lowest price, guaranteed.

** Genworth Cost of Care Survey, conducted by CareScout®, July – September 2021
© 2021 Genworth Financial, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Methodology: https://pro.genworth.com/riiproweb/productinfo/pdf/131168.pdf

 

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