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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) wants to buy a new nursing home and expand the state's existing campus for veterans in Quincy.
About 60,000 elderly or disabled Medicaid recipients in Louisiana are being told they should expect to lose their benefits in July, and advocates say more than a quarter of them could be forced out of the long-term care facilities they call home.
Even as the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission called for cuts to skilled nursing in its semi-annual report to Congress this week, lawmakers appeared ready to shape payment reform themselves.
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In a report issued Thursday, MACPAC urged Congress to make transitioning to managed care easier for states — one method the commission suggested could improve efficiency within the Medicaid system.