Anna Eshoo

Time for states to pass the bucks

Time for states to pass the bucks

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Hats off to Reps. Brian Bilbray (R-CA) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA). They just introduced legislation intended to deal with the shameful way many states approach paying long-term care providers. How shameful is the issue? In Illinois, as one example, it's not uncommon for providers to wait four to six months for Medicaid reimbursement.