Louisiana to evict 30,000 elderly from nursing homes because Medicaid ran out – Being Liberal

The Louisiana state House of Representatives just passed a new budget that will cause more than 30,000 elderly people to lose Medicaid and be evicted from their nursing homes. The eviction notices are scheduled to go out this week.

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A Department of Health spokesman, Bob Johannessen, talks about the changes:

“The Louisiana Department of Health is beginning the process of notifying all impacted enrollees that some people may lose their Medicaid eligibility. The goal of the department is to give notice to all affected people as soon as possible in order that they begin developing their appropriate plans.”

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