Nursing Homes

North Dakota Legislators are again looking to create a “provider assessment for nursing homes” to pay for services. The latest attempt in SB 2349 to create what is essentially a tax on nursing home patients comes after Governor Doug Burgum ...

At my request, I received the following public document from the North Dakota Tax Department. The column on the far right titled, “Amount reduced if limited to $3.5 million” shows how much every county would be denied each year from ...

Today the North Dakota House of Representatives defeated HB 1130. You may recall first reading about the proposal to “assess a fee” which was really a tax increase for private pay nursing home residents here on ND xPlains. The tax was ...

Tonight a press release went out from Governor Burgum’s office detailing his budget proposals. The Governor’s plan comes at the beginning of the third legislative week. The announcement states Burgum, “presented legislative leaders Monday with an executive budget proposal that ...

We have all heard the budget situation in North Dakota has slumped over the past couple of years. Our state’s Constitution requires a balanced budget. Across-the-board budget cuts, positions going unfilled, and pulling back certain services have taken place. Governor Burgum ...