Funding Shortfalls, Worker Shortage Stress Wisconsin Nursing Homes

February 11, 2019

Wisconsin Public Radio (February 11)

Funding Shortfalls, Worker Shortage Stress Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Some nursing homes in Wisconsin are closing or losing money due to challenges covering costs and a shortage of workers. Providers and counties say the state's low Medicaid reimbursement rate is largely to blame. As a result, advocates for the state's nursing facilities are asking state lawmakers to invest $83.3 million in the next two-year budget.  

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