Low Medicaid Rates Cause Skilled Nursing Crisis in Washington State
W hen the state of Washington overhauled its Medicaid system in 2016, that meant unintended consequences for skilled nursing facilities. The changes meant that Medicaid reimbursement was paid out at the same level for all facilities, regardless of the differences in costs of care at each facility. See how this change has been devastating for many seniors.
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JOSH WESTER, Co-owner
Tekoa Care Center, Tekoa, WA
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