State addresses possible nursing home evictions - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

State addresses possible nursing home evictions

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BATON ROUGE, LA (KPLC) -

The Louisiana House GOP gave a response to the state's address of possible nursing home evictions. 

State Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne and Secretary of the Department of Health Dr. Rebekah Gee held a news conference at 1 p.m. to discuss the state's timeline for issuing notices to people at immediate risk of losing coverage that pays for care in a nursing home, group home or home-based services.

Over 30,000 elderly nursing home residents in Louisiana may be evicted due to proposed budget cuts to Medicaid.

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