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Norma Jenks, a nurse at Avera Brady Assisted Living Center in Mitchell, talks with Larry Milbrandt on Thursday afternoon in Milbrandt's room while he watches "Let's Make a Deal." Veronnica Smith, the administrator of the facility, said the proposed 10 percent cut to the state's portion of Medicaid funding would have a severely negative impact on the elderly in long-term care. (Chris Huber/Republic)

Medicaid cut amounts to elderly tax, official says

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A local elderly care official thinks proposed state cuts to Medicaid funding will adversely affect long-term care and amount to a tax on the elderly.


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