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Counties that Own Nursing Homes are Struggling

Written By: Renata Stiehl
Counties that Own Nursing Homes are Struggling

       ROCHESTER, NY (WENY) -- Most county-owned nursing homes in New York state are not doing well financially.
       A study by Rochester-based Center for Governmental Research found six counties have sold or closed their nursing homes in recent years. Counties that still run facilities often have a hard time balancing rising costs and stagnant tax revenues.
    Thirty-three counties own nursing homes. As we've been reporting, Chemung County is looking to sell its nursing facility. Steuben County approved the sale of its nursing home to a private company last year.

For more on the study, click here: http://www.cgr.org/NY-county-nursing-homes/