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Local leaders voice concern over potential nursing home budget cuts

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Local leaders, gathering today alongside nursing home staff, to voice concerns over the Governor’s proposed budget.

It includes around 500 million in cuts which advocates say could have potentially devastating impacts on quality of care.

Among their concerns is the proposed freeze of the Medicaid reimbursement rate. Advocates say if Medicaid rates are not adjusted, many nursing homes will not be able to cover costs.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Local leaders, gathering today alongside nursing home staff, to voice concerns over the Governor’s proposed budget.

It includes around 500 million in cuts which advocates say could have potentially devastating impacts on quality of care.

Among their concerns is the proposed freeze of the Medicaid reimbursement rate. Advocates say if Medicaid rates are not adjusted, many nursing homes will not be able to cover costs. Read More NewsRochesterFirst  

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