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The national median rate for a semi-private nursing home room in 2010 was $185/day.

Genworth Financial. Genworth Finanical 2010 Cost of Care Survey: Home Care Providers, Adult Day Health Care Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes; April 2010

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