Highest/Lowest Daily Rates
There is a whopping $305 difference between the lowest and highest daily rates for a semi-private room in Florida's nursing homes, according to the *2015 Genworth report.
The costliest nursing home rate (semi-private room) of $475 was reported in the North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton area. A full year of care at that rate would be over $173,000.
That record-high rate could be from a single exceptional facility, and is not typical of other nursing homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area. The median rate for the area is only $236/day.
The median rate is the middle point between the highest and lowest. It is similar to an average, but not exactly the same.
The area with the highest median rates was Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island. Nursing homes in that area reported daily rates between $248 and $309.
The lowest rate of $170 was reported from a facility near Sebring. The median for that area is $220/day.
The median rate for the entire state was $240 per day for a semi-private room.