nursing homes

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, August 20:

Troubled Akron Nursing Home Closing in September

Jun 15, 2019

An Akron nursing home, flagged as poorly performing by the federal government, is closing its doors permanently in the fall.

Owners of the Fairlawn Rehab & Nursing Center, at 3558 Ridgewood Rd. in Akron, notified the Ohio Department of Health that the facility is closing on Sept. 10. The state requires a 90-day notice of closure.

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, June 11:

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Katelyn Freil / Ohio & Erie CanalWay Coalition

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, June 10:

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About 90 percent of people on Medicaid are enrolled into a managed-care program. A proposal floating around in the Ohio Legislature would increase that number by bringing people with long-term health problems into the fold.

But Ohio’s nursing homes and assisted-living communities are fighting back.

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Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University of Ohio

The longstanding battle between the nursing home industry and Gov. John Kasich has made its way to the Ohio Senate. But Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports new data from Kasich’s office is reviving the fight over how to fund the state’s nursing homes.