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Mescalero Care Center in Mescalero, NM

Mescalero Care Center is a smaller-sized nursing home facility in Mescalero, New Mexico (Otero county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Mescalero Care Center includes: Pricing, Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 40 beds and 33 residents (which would leave 7 beds available). Mescalero Care Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Individual ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.

Mescalero Care Center received an overall rating from CMS of 4 stars compared to the NM average of 2.98 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Mescalero Care Center
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CMS Rating:
4 star overall rating
Medicare and Medicaid
For profit - Individual
In a Hospital:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:

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They are located at the following address: 454 Lipan Avenue in Mescalero New Mexico 88340.
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They can be reached by phone at (575) 464-4802.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Mescalero Care Center is approximately 29.1 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

According to our latest records from CMS, the average daily amount billed by Mescalero Care Center to Medicare is $623.55 per day (compared to a New Mexico average of $869.82) and Medicare reimbursed them an average of $376.07 per day (after any deductible and coinsurance).

It is worth mentioning that Medicare pays for what they deem as 'medically necessary' skilled nursing care. You can learn more Here.

Please note that the pricing above is the average billed to Medicare. Each person and case is unique. (Supplemental Insurance / Medicare Advantage Plans, single or double rooms, etc). If you are interested in this facility you should contact Mescalero Care Center directly for exact pricing and what options are available for you or your loved one's personal care needs.

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The average age at Mescalero Care Center is approximately 83 years old.

The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 28 men and 45 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.

Percentage of patients at Mescalero Care Center with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
RA or OA

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Mescalero Care Center began on Dec 17, 2003.

Services Provided by Mescalero Care Center include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 0
Medicaid ID: 67601081
Financial Year End: 10-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): BLUE CROSS (NEW MEXICO)
CMS Regional Office: Dallas
Area: Rural
Dually Certified Beds: 40

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Mescalero Care Center provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
46.8 minutes
38.4 minutes
140.4 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.42 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).

Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Mescalero Care Center. Read how FTE is defined.

Food Service
Medical Director
Nurse Admin
Nursing Director
Occ. Therapist
OT Assistant
Physical Therapist
PT Assistant
Qualified Activities
Social Worker
Speech Pathology
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 4 stars 4 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 4 stars 4 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 4 stars 4 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 3 stars 3 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating

Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Mescalero Care Center in MESCALERO, New Mexico has 40 beds compared to the New Mexico average of 97.45 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 33 residents compared to the NM average of 75.40 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 82.5% occupancy rate compared to the New Mexico average of 77.37% and a national average of 81.38%.

Mescalero Care Center's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NM average of 2.98 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NM average of 2.78 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NM average of 3.04 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    3 stars compared to the NM average of 3.33 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    4 stars compared to the NM average of 3.41 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 3.8 for Mescalero Care Center versus the NM average of 3.11 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
MESCALERO CARE CENTER 33 vs. NM 75.40 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
MESCALERO CARE CENTER 40 vs. NM 97.45 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
MESCALERO CARE CENTER 3.8 vs. NM 3.108 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
MESCALERO CARE CENTER 4 vs. NM 2.98 vs. National 3.04
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Mescalero Apache Tribe5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Mescalero Care Center
Mescalero Phs Indian Hospital
P O Box 210
Mescalero, NM 88340
(505) 464-4441
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