07/13/09
State Budget Will Hurt Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities [69 KB PDF]

 

06/28/09
The Plain Dealer letter to the editor:
Caring For Ohio News - 06.28.09

 

06/26/09
The News-Herald article:
Caring For Ohio News - 06.26.09

 

06/25/09
Real-world Harm from Governor’s Budget Plan [80 KB PDF]

 

06/22/09
IMPORTANT DATE CHANGE!

Due to the untimely death of Senator Robert Schuler and his funeral on Tuesday, June 23, the Advocacy Day Statehouse event has been changed to Thursday, June 25 – Statehouse, Columbus, Ohio, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

06/20/09
Skilled Nursing Care Coalition Voices “Alarm” About State Budget [83 KB PDF]

 

06/18/09
Garfield-Maple Sun letter to the editor:
Caring For Ohio News - 06.18.09

 

06/18/09
The Morning Journal  letter to the editor:
Don't cut skilled nursing care in Ohio

 

05/28/09
Cincinnati Enquirer article:
Proposal could devastate nursing homes

 

05/22/09
Ohio Benefits from Increase in Franchise Fees Paid by Skilled Nursing Care Facilities [70 KB PDF]

 

05/19/09
Finance and Financial Institutions Committee Testimony of the Skilled Nursing Care Coalition [228 KB PDF]

 

05/02/09
Cleveland Plain Dealer Letter to the Editor:
Nursing homes: Ensuring funding and quality of care

 

05/02/09
The Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor:
Nursing-home residents don't deserve harsh cuts

 

04/30/09
West Side Sun article:
Caring For Ohio News - 04.30.09

 

Sun Herald article:
Caring For Ohio News - 04.30.09

 

04/23/09
Akron Beacon Journal editorial:
Caring For Ohio News - 04.23.09

 

04/21/09
Skilled Nursing Care Coalition Praises House Leadership for Budget Changes [74 KB PDF]

 

04/05/09
Akron Beacon Journal Editorial:
Caring For Ohio News - 04.05.09

 

04/05/09
The Canton Repository article:
How will Stark County's elderly fare in proposed state budget?

 

03/18/09
Skilled Nursing Care Coalition – Budget Testimony to House of Representatives Finance Committee – Health and Human Services Subcommittee [313 KB PDF]

 

03/13/09
Akron Beacon Journal Letter to the Editor:
Caring For Ohio News - 03.13.09

 

03/13/09
Dayton Daily News:
Area hospitals say they could lose $25M under new fee plan

 

03/11/09
Xenia Daily Gazette Letter to the Editor:
Caring For Ohio News - 03.11.09

 

02/11/09
The Executive Budget's Impact on Skilled Nursing Facilities [585 KB PDF]

 

02/03/09
Watch the ABC 6 News / WSYX report
in the Newsroom:
ABC 6 News WSYX Report

 

02/02/09
Skilled Nursing Care Coalition reaction to Governor's budget proposal [69 KB PDF]

 

01/26/09
Medicaid Reimbursement for Ohio Skilled Nursing Facilities in the SFY 2010-2011 Budget [85 KB PDF]

  EVERY DAY MORE THAN 50,000 OHIOANS RELY on Medicaid to pay for the care they receive in skilled nursing facilities ...

but Medicaid funding hasn't kept up with the costs of providing that care. Over the last five years, the Consumer Price Index has climbed more than three times as much (19%) as the rate increases for Ohio's skilled nursing facilities (6%). At the same time, patients are needing more care, which requires more staff time; medical supply costs also have jumped significantly.

Download the Skilled Nursing Care Coalition's position paper for the State of Ohio budget process here [85 KB PDF].


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