Standard & Poor's
Beth Burnham Mace has become the first Chief Economist at the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industry. She also will be the Director of Capital Markets Outreach.
Six nursing home companies have been removed from Standard & Poor's Rating Service downgrade watch.
Standard & Poor's has said that its downgrade of the long-term sovereign rating on the United States will not have a significant impact on ratings in the nonprofit healthcare sector. However, the ratings agency said it is growing increasingly concerned about government reimbursement to healthcare providers long-term.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has put all six of its rated for-profit nursing home operators on Credit Watch with a negative outlook.