Financial Options

How does Medicaid work?

  • Medicaid will cover Room and Board in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Medicaid does require patients to pay a resource amount based on income.
  • Medicaid will cover most prescriptions if no other source of payment is available.
  • Medicaid has income limits and guidelines that must be met.
  • For more information about how Medicaid works call us at 573-323-4282.
  • For More Information about Medicaid CLICK HERE

Frequent Medicare Questions:

  • Does Medicare cover nursing care?
  • Yes! Medicare Part A may cover short-term nursing care.
  • What are the guidelines for a Medicare Part A stay in a nursing home?
  • An acute hospital stay of at least three days (counted at midnight).
  • Admission at Riverways Manor within 30 days of discharge from the hospital or within 30 days of a previous Medicare covered nursing care stay.
  • Doctor's certification of a requirement for skilled service provided by Riverways Manor b y a licensed nurse or therapist, following your hospital stay.
  • What services are covered by a Medicare Part A stay at Riverways Manor?
    1. Room and Board
    2. Physical, Occupational & Speech Therapy
    3. IV's
    4. Complex Medical Equipment
    5. X-ray/EKG
    6. Pharmacy
    7. Oxygen
    8. Lab Services
    9. Medical Supplies
    10. How does Medicare Part A work?
  • Medicare will cover up to 100 days of a Riverways Manor skilled nursing stay.
  • Medicare pays 100% of the first 20 days. It is important to know that this has to be certified by a doctor, and realize that there is the possibility that your rehabilitation could require longer than 100 days.
  • From days 21-100, Medicare will pay a substantial portion of the cost of your covered services and supplies.
  • There will be a co-ins portion for days 21-100, which may be covered by a supplemental insurance policy or Medicaid; otherwise it will be due privately.
  • The home! After you receive the rest and rehabilitation offered at Riverways Manor, you can complete your journey by returning home and living independently.
  • For more information about Medicare click here

Private Pay Room Rates

Semi-Private $143/day

Private $148/day

*Riverways Manor is a Non-Smoking Facility*


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403 Watercress Rd
Van Buren, MO 63965
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To the Staff at Riverways Manor:

Just want to thank all of you at Riverways Manor for taking such good care of my Dad. (Buddy Richardson) All of you were so amazing. Josh, Dad really liked you & responded to you well. So thankful to all of you for making my Dad’s last days comfortable. All of you were great & very caring. You don’t see that in a lot of nursing homes. YOU ARE ONE OF A KIND AND WE’RE TRULY BLESSED! You deserve thanking!

Many Blessings
Love Jean Garrett
--- Card of Thanks Jean Garrett