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Moon, Susanna
August 2003
Modern Healthcare;8/11/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 32, p19
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Reports on the increasing private pay rates for nursing home care in the U.S., according to MetLife's 2003 survey of nursing home and home-care costs. Increase in the average nursing home rate for a private room in 2002; Factors that contributed to the increase; Decline in reimbursement rates at nursing homes.


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