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$11 nursing home fee bill passes Legislature

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on May 17, 2011 at 5:03 pm with 4 Comments »
May 17, 2011 5:29 pm

A fee proposal to spare nursing homes from $38 million-a-year in Medicaid cuts has just passed in the House on a somewhat bipartisan 54-38 vote.

The bill is supported by most of the nursing-home industry and goes to Gov. Chris Gregoire for signing.

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  1. Brad,

    Have you read this article? If so, please interpret.

    Thanks,

  2. is this bill going to improve the health and safety of vulnerable adults or merely line the pockets of corporations who care for them?

  3. yid, you answered your own question. It’s backed by the industry. Think they’d do anything that wouldn’t benefit themselves?

  4. truthbusterguy says:

    FEES are the new tax in Olympia. NO NEW TAXES OR FEES.

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