nursing-homes

DePasquale: Pa. faces ‘crisis’ shortage in nursing home staffing

BY: - July 23, 2019

"There's always more work to be done," Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine said Tuesday.

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The thing about Pa. nursing homes is … | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - June 8, 2019

Some Pa. nursing homes were included on a list of the nation's worst this week in a list released by U.S. Senators, according to PennLive.

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This budget season, Pa. needs to step up its support for seniors in nursing homes | Opinion

BY: - June 7, 2019

In 15 years, the commonwealth has averaged an annual increase of barely 1 percent in Medicaid funding.

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Wolf, lawmakers need to remember non-profit nursing homes during budget season | Opinion

BY: - April 15, 2019

Pennsylvania is failing to keep pace with health care inflation as it ramps up regulations (and costs) on even the best of our not-for-profit nursing facilities.

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Wolf, lawmakers need to boost Medicaid rates for long-term care homes | Opinion

BY: - February 11, 2019

For the fifth year in a row, the governor proposed flat funding for Medicaid rates in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.