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LePage: Nursing Home Funding Need is ‘Critical’

| May 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says lawmakers’ failure to approve his bill to increase funding for the state’s nursing homes could force more facilities to shut their doors. After visiting a nursing home in Portland on Wednesday, LePage criticized lawmakers for nixing his $5 million bill earlier this month. The Republican governor […]

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LePage to Introduce Bill to Aid Nursing Homes

| April 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he will introduce a measure to boost funding for the state’s nursing homes. The Republican governor said Wednesday that his proposal would use tobacco settlement funds to increase the Medicaid reimbursements for nursing homes this year. A LePage spokesman said the bill would provide $5 million […]

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Maine Nursing Homes May Get $14 Million Boost

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s nursing homes could see a funding boost under legislation awaiting Gov. Paul LePage’s signature. The Democratic-led Legislature recently approved a $4 million measure that would increase Medicaid reimbursements to nursing homes in the fiscal year that starts in July. Nursing homes currently are reimbursed based on what their expenditures were […]

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