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What is the average cost for private in-home care?

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The average hourly cost for private in-home care is about $19 an hour, as of 2015. Each visit is usually an average of $135, though it depends on the individual’s costs and how many hours they provide care.

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Compare this to a daily hospital stay cost of $6,200 or a month-long stay at an assisted living facility at $3,450. Nursing homes with private rooms are an average of $207. The costs of in-home care are covered by different insurance policies, including private insurance, government-issued insurance, Medicare and Medicaid. There are also a good amount of costs paid out-of-pocket. Medicare is one of the more common policies to use for in-home care costs.

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