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Nursing home to remain in county hands


Bassett also mentioned the negotiations now taking place in Washington, D.C. regarding the budget and the debt limit. She expressed concern over the fact that Medicaid payments to states might be cut, which would impact the facility, because 80% of the residents are covered by Medicaid.

Also, she said a 5% cut in Medicaid payments to the state would result in a loss of more than 10,000 jobs across the state.