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Certified home care providers charge the most of any home health aides, averaging $36.22 per hour (a 17% increase over 2005). Non-certified but licensed providers charge an average of $22.15 per hour (a 19% increase over 2005). Non-certified and non-licensed providers charge an average of $17.57 per hour (the same as 2005).

Genworth Financial. Genworth Finanical 2006 Cost of Care Survey: Nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care providers; March 2006

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