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Understanding the push to increase the state's Medicaid reimbursement rate for nursing homes

Sue Murty and Glen Cooper on "Connections"
Evan Dawson
Sue Murty and Glen Cooper on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on January 31, 2023

Nursing home representatives say there’s a looming crisis for more than 125,000 seniors in our community. They’re pushing for an increase in the Medicaid reimbursement rate; they say the funding will help ensure nursing home residents get the care and services they need and deserve.

This is the first of multiple conversations we’ll have on this issue. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.