Contact your state legislators and ask them to
support funding for nursing home care.
Pennsylvania nursing homes are on a financially unsustainable path.
This chart illustrates how the budget-adjusted Medicaid rates should have trended with annual adjustments for rising costs since FY 2009-10. The blue area represents these hypothetical increases tracking closer to the full Medicaid rate.
Current funding levels are not adequate to provide the quality care our seniors need.
An average nursing facility caring for 100 residents is under-reimbursed by almost $1,000,000 annually or $27.25 per day of care by Medicaid. As a result nursing homes:
We need the legislature and the Governor to support nursing home residents in this year's budget.
There are two CRITICAL areas in which nursing homes need help:
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