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.


Alaska Healthcare Resources

Researching information for a care decision can be difficult and time consuming. The first step is to educate yourself on the services and resources available in Alaska and community.


Key Statistics About Alaska Nursing Homes

20 Medicare certified facilities

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

average Medicare quality rating


Short Term Stay Quality Metrics - Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

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

68.0%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

20.8%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

49.2%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

10.3%
National


Long Term Stay Quality Metrics - Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

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

3.4%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

0.0%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

17.1%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

14.5%
National


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Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Homes

What is a skilled nursing facility?
What types of services are offered in skilled nursing facilities?
How does a skilled nursing facility differ from a nursing home?
How do I pay for a skilled nursing facility?
How do I compare healthcare providers with repisodic?

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