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Updated New York Medicaid Enrollment Data

October 25, 2016 Uncategorized

Visualized Medicaid enrollment trends, by health plan (and fee-for-service) along with mix by demographic characteristics

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Another County Nursing Home in NYS is Being Sold

April 21, 2016 Adult Day Health Care

With a relative minimum of fuss, Genesee County, NY is finalizing the sale of its nursing home. Final State approval of the transfer is on the agenda. The sale includes the 160 bed skilled nursing facility (SNF), 13 slots for adult day health care, and an 80 bed assisted living facility.  Sale price is $15.2 […]

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DC Hostage Negotiating per The Daily Show

October 16, 2013 Uncategorized

Perhaps I should just turn over all my commentary to Jon Stewart. Here The Daily Show brings in a former FBI hostage negotiator to help resolve the Washington fight tying the ACA to raising the debt ceiling and re-opening the Federal government. Laughing is better than crying. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full […]

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Teach Your Children

October 16, 2013 Uncategorized

As we wait for Congress to continue creating an entirely artificial crisis, Crosby, Stills and Nash in concert seems appropriate tonight.

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Tweets by @johnrodat ">

October 15, 2013 Twitter
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Happy New Year

December 31, 2012 Uncategorized

Got an email earlier today noting (complaining?) that I’d been offline for about a month. Apologies to all. Was initially caught up in work. Then came the shooting of children in Connecticut … Everything else instantly seemed to become too small to publish on and I wasn’t ready to say anything about the shooting. Not […]

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Rules for Wonks and Hacks

September 6, 2012 Uncategorized

Dredging the archives, we came across Rules for Wonks and Hacks, which I first posted in January, 2005. I was amusing myself while watching the Kabuki drama that is a budget hearing. Wonks and hacks rarely understand one another. The rare wonk who understands the politics or the rare hack who understands the technical will […]

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Couple of Nursing Home Stories

August 23, 2012 Long Term Care

Couple of nursing home stories.

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Limited Posts

July 15, 2012 Uncategorized

Obviously I haven’t posted much the past couple weeks. I won’t the next week either as I’ll be offshore and (mostly) offline. In the meantime, yes take the Supreme Court’s Medicaid decision seriously. It’ll keep people busy for a while. But ultimately states will come around because they’d be foolish not to and because their […]

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LIBOR?

July 15, 2012 Uncategorized

This will be short since I’m writing it on a phone. If New York’s Comptroller and Attorney General are not evaluating the impact of the LIBOR scandal on local governments, they’d best start soon. Not only is LIBOR built into lots of debt obligations, it’s used in determining depositor bank charges such as through compensating […]

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