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Reductions in funding to Medicaid programs add to the concerns of families with loved one’s living in nursing homes, since many residents rely solely on Medicaid for their daily needs.
See also: Nursing home residents escape to independent living.
Jim Kent visits a nursing home in Custer, South Dakota, and finds that although Medicaid reductions are a problem, there are other state funding issues as well.
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