... Baker suggests structure to shed light on purpose of legal fees paid by Legislature ...... Mass Home Care says Senate health care bill proposes largest funding cut in program's 43-year history ...... After saying he planned to stay on, Attleboro mayor-elect Rep. Heroux plans to resign his House seat ...... Baker says current English language learning law working well for thousands in Massachusetts ...... Contraception bill was good opportunity for Mass. to "send a message" to others, Baker says ...... Sen. Chandler to Gov. Baker at contraception bill signing: "Thank you so much for supporting our work" ...... Women "we will never know about" will make family planning choice thanks to new law, Rep. Haddad says ...... Veteran Rep. Kaufman, 70, of Lexington, will not seek re-election in 2018 ...... Home care bill heads back to Baker with workers still concerned about their own privacy considerations ...... MTF releases look at health care trust funds ...
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PROVINCETOWN NURSING HOME APPEALS FOR STATE $$$ LIFELINE

By Andy Metzger

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 16, 2017.....Provincetown's nursing home is in an "unsustainable situation" with high costs contributing to more than $8 million in operating losses over the last decade, Abundant Life Communities President and CEO Christopher Sintros told lawmakers on Tuesday.

The Wellness Center at Seashore Point is the largest private year-round employer in Provincetown and serves medical needs for a community many miles from the nearest hospital, but current Medicaid payments do not cover the expense of staffing the facility, Sintros told the Committee on Health Care Financing.


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