Compare Nursing Homes in Iowa

Find the Best Nursing Homes in Iowa

Iowa is a top performer when it comes to healthcare access, prevention, and treatment. The state of 3.1 million people also has one of the lowest rates of people without health insurance. All of this means that there are a variety of great options when it comes to searching for senior care and other healthcare options in Iowa. Our resources can help you find the care you or your loved ones are looking for throughout the state.

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Key Statistics About Iowa Nursing Homes

446 Medicare certified facilities



$205 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 23% below the national average.



average Medicare quality rating


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

68%
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:

15%
National

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