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Contact Representatives To Assist in Nursing Home Crisis

Dear Editor

As most of you know Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta closed early last fall, partly because Medicaid did not reimburse the facility the cost for skilled long term care per resident per day that it costs. At least ten others in the state have closed, with several others just barely staying open unless the state can increase the amount of reimbursement, those will close.

Daryl Toews, former state senator from Lustre, Mt. wrote a letter to the Phillips County News the end of August concerning this issue. I wrote to him and he called to discuss what could be done. He said we could co...


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