Highest/Lowest Daily Rates
Nursing home costs in Rhode Island are above the national average. With a daily cost for a semi-private room of $255, it is $35 more than the national median for all states, which is $220.
The highest nursing home rate (semi-private room) in Rhode Island, $403/day was reported in Providence. A full year of care at that rate would be $147,095.
The record-high rate could be from a single exceptional facility, and is not typical of all nursing homes. The median rate for the Providence area is much less, at $310/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 lowest median rate in the state was $167 per day.
The median rate for the entire state was $255 per day for a semi-private room, and $283 for a private room.