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The older people in our nursing homes have a problem. The State puts people on Medicaid and promises them services and then doesn't pay those who provide these services at a rate that is commensurate to the actual costs. Seventy-five percent of those in our nursing home are on Medicaid and down to their last $2,000.

Valley View, a non-profit nursing home in Glasgow did pretty well in 2019 and 2020. Then about mid 2021 it hit. We were dealing with numerous new regulations without funding, Covid outbreaks that required quarantine and meant we couldn't accept new residents, families that didn...



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