Silver Book Fact

The national average annual cost for a private room (single occupant) in a Medicare certificed nursing home increased $1,490 from 2005 rates.

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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