Nursing facility association leaders agree that the industry needs more money but are at odds over how a finite pot of state funds should be divided to provide basic funding vs. offering financial incentives for increasing quality.
The most conservative of three proposals to change the funding formula for nursing homes could cost the state an additional $641 million at least, an industry representative said Tuesday.
Three nursing facility representatives urged a committee Tuesday to rethink how rebasing should work in Ohio but had different ideas on how to improve the current system.
Stakeholder groups who have long bemoaned utility influence over the regulatory process are rallying behind a bill to revise Public Utilities Commission of Ohio appointments.
Heading into last week, a pair of bills facing stiff opposition from utilities appeared on the cusp of advancing from the House Public Utilities Committee.
Legislation to authorize community solar projects attracted an array of changes in committee Tuesday, including language to mitigate costs.