2017 Medicaid Regional Rates

The following figures represent the Department of Health's assessment as to the average cost of nursing home care in each region. These figures are used to calculate Medicaid penalty periods for gifts and asset transfers.

Long Island (Nassau/Suffolk) $12,811
New York City (5 Boroughs) $12,157
Central (Syracuse, Broome, Cayuga, Oswego, etc.) $9,511
Northeastern (Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, etc) $10,242
Northern Metropolitan (Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, etc.) $12,198
Rochester (Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, etc.) $11,237
Western (Buffalo, Erie, Niagra, Genesee, etc.) $10,078