- The cost of caring for Medicaid residents is higher than the payments nursing homes receive.
- New York is the only state that does not have a system in place to adjust Medicaid rates relative to inflation.
- New York has not increased Medicaid rates for 15 years.
- New York is the only state that cut nursing home funding during the pandemic.
Jewish Home resident council president, Susan Howell, wrote an op-ed that was featured in The Buffalo News last week and the Democrat & Chronicle this past Sunday (page B9.) Additionally, the Alliance for Senior Care in Rochester submitted an op-ed to Rochester Beacon and Rochester Business Journal (below.)
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