Silver Book Fact

The average annual rate for home health aides is $25.32. This includes licensed and Medicare-certified home care providers, non-certified but licensed home care providers, and non-certified and non-licensed home care providers. The average hourly rate increased 13% from 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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  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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