Medicaid Rates for Serving Clients Not Keeping Up

Sep 13, 2018The Latest

Washington’s Medicaid reimbursement overhaul has resulted in the closing of more than a dozen assisted living facilities across the state. This means fewer care options for our seniors and it’s time for the Legislature to fix his ongoing problem, writes Sandy Davidson, an administrator at Pine Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center.

The Spokesman-Review


“As an assisted-living provider with nearly 30 years of experience serving Spokane-area seniors, I am disheartened to see the Carlyle House plan to stop serving state Medicaid clients who suffer from mental health issues, and instead serve newly released prisoners as a halfway house.”

SANDY DAVIDSON, Administrator
Pine Ridge Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

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