2019 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) $13,407
New York City (5 Boroughs) $12,419
Central (Syracuse, Broome, Cayuga, Oswego, etc.) $10,068
Northeastern (Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, etc) $11,280
Northern Metropolitan (Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, etc.) $12,636
Rochester (Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, etc.) $12,342
Western (Buffalo, Erie, Niagra, Genesee, etc.) $10,556