2018 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) $13,053
New York City (5 Boroughs) $12,319
Central (Syracuse, Broome, Cayuga, Oswego, etc.) $9,722
Northeastern (Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, etc) $10,719
Northern Metropolitan (Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, etc.) $12,428
Rochester (Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, etc.) $11,692
Western (Buffalo, Erie, Niagra, Genesee, etc.) $10,239