Compare Nursing Homes in Alaska

Find the Best Nursing Homes in Alaska

Alaska is in many ways a unique state, and healthcare is no exception. As the country’s largest state with one of the smallest populations at around 740,000 people, finding follow-up care outside of the Anchorage area where most people live can be challenging. Our application includes every follow-up care provider in Alaska and all the necessary resources to help you find the best one for you or your loved one.

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Key Statistics About Alaska Nursing Homes

18 Medicare certified facilities



$800 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 200% above the national average.



average Medicare quality rating


Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function:

67%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

22%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

58%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

12%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury:

4%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

6%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

19%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

16%
National

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