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Accountable care organizations benefiting from skilled nursing woes

March 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Skilled nursing providers have long been wary of accountable care organizations (ACOs), fearing that the models’ emphasis on cost-sharing might drive dollars away from their buildings. And a new study shows that those concerns might be grounded in reality...

Despite lowers costs, skilled nursing facilities still second to long-term acute care

February 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The study used a national sample of Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older from 2010 through 2012. 

Pacific northwest care provider to pilot 'micro CCRC' with no skilled nursing

February 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies recently announced it plans to open a “micro CCRC” in St. George, Utah.

Menorah Manor wins two nursing awards at annual FADONA conference

February 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Two Menorah Manor employees received the CNA and LPN Awards of Excellence at the Florida Association Directors of Nursing Administration (FADONA) 31st Annual Conference. 

Contact-free continuous monitoring tech could boost SNF revenue

February 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

The average post-acute care (PAC) facility in the U.S. could increase its profits by 13% and its revenue by 22%.

Missouri residents concerned over lack of government Medicaid support

February 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Medicaid again this year might be a topic that causes Missouri residents and lawmakers to meet at loggerheads.

Startup looks to bring ER services to skilled nursing facilities

January 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

With record-low occupancy, rising labor costs, and other pressures eroding the bottom line, the need for nursing homes to innovate to survive has never been more pressing.

Questions about nursing home care quality and Medicare Advantage

January 24, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Last year, about 19 million Americans, one-third of Medicare participants, were enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans. 

The government shutdown's effect on skilled nursing facilities

January 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

Though the federal government officially shut down early Saturday morning, skilled nursing and other long-term care operators have little reason to worry about reimbursements — at least for the time being.

Medicare study centered on nursing homes shows quality gaps

January 19, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

A new study raises questions about the quality of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) that are included in Medicare Advantage provider networks.

The long-term plan on skilled nursing and healthcare REITs

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

There is huge demographic transition well under way involving the aging of the USA. However, the idea that it provides "Inevitable Tailwinds" for Skilled Nursing or for REITs is incorrect.

AANAC, AADNS founder and CEO to retire in 2018

November 20, 2017  |  newswire

The founder of the two long-term care nursing associations plans to step down after a nearly 20-year career in improving senior care.


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