This issue in the news

NH1

NH1 interviewed Mark Latham, Administrator at Genesis-Pleasant View Center and resident Shirley Lampron: http://www.nh1.com/news/nursing-home-community-concerned-about-medicaid-cuts/.

 

NHPR

An interview with John Poirier aired multiple times on NHPR. 
Audio of the report and a text transcript can be found at: http://nhpr.org/post/nh-nursing-home-advocates-push-back-proposed-7m-cut

 

Union Leader

Monday morning’s Union Leader featured an above the fold headline (Just below the headline about the Patriot’s big win!) and article about the cuts:  http://www.unionleader.com/article/20150201/NEWS12/150209890

Immediately following Commissioner Toumpas’s presentation to the Joint Fiscal Committee (JFC), they posted this article:  http://www.unionleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?Aid=/20150125/NEWS0621/150129420/1010/NEWHAMP

And this opinion article: www.unionleader.com/article/20150126/OPINION01/150129368/1004/opinion

 

Valley News

The Valley News ran this article on Monday, with quotes from the County Administrators: http://www.vnews.com/news/15510297-95/nursing-homes-fear-future-cutbacks.  They also reprinted the Concord Monitor article above. (https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=John+POIrier&tbm=nws&start=10)

 

Concord Monitor

This is the Monitor’s article following the JFC meeting:  http://www.concordmonitor.com/home/15366482-95/state-officials-to-move-ahead-with-plan-to-slice-7-million-from-nursing-homes
The issue was also raised raised in this article on Sunday: http://www.concordmonitor.com/news/politics/15472134-95/capital-beat-states-it-planning-lags-last-document-expired-in-09, and this article last week: http://www.concordmonitor.com/news/15380442-95/capital-beat-concealed-weapons-on-legislatures-agenda

 

Seacoast Online

Seacoast Online ran an article following the JFC meeting as well:  http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20150123/NEWS/150129561/0/SEARCH

 

Associated Press

An article circulated by the Associated Press could be found at the Boston Globe (http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/01/24/health-department-cut-million-nursing-home-funding/fa5GqwN7UMS7is5PC5SJxH/story.html),  Modern Healthcare (http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150124/NEWS/301249941), The Charlotte (NC) Observer (http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2015/01/23/5466368/state-health-department-to-cut.html), and the San Luis Obisbo (CA) Tribune (http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2015/01/23/3456293_state-health-department-to-cut.html?rh=1).

 

McKnights Daily News

http://www.mcknights.com/nh-nursing-home-owners-fighting-back-against-cuts/article/396496/?DCMP=EMC-MCK_Daily&spMailingid=10566496&spUserid=MjE4MzU4Mjk3OTES1&spJobid=480339588&spReportid=NDgwMzM5NTg4S0