June 01, 2018 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: June 01, 2018

U.S. Representative Peter Roskam

Few health-related bills are expected this year: Roskam

At least one prominent lawmaker is being straightforward about what providers can likely expect this fall from Congress. His stance? Not much. The influential chairman of the House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee, Peter Roskam (R-IL), said that lawmakers likely will consider only two types of healthcare legislation the rest of this year: Medicare deregulation…

Hospital chain will own HCR

Welltower Inc. and hospital operator ProMedica are acquiring Quality Care Properties Inc. for nearly $2 billion in an 80/20 deal. QCP was in the process of purchasing HCR ManorCare, which is emerging from bankruptcy proceedings, when the deal was announced. The nonprofit ProMedica will become a nationwide healthcare entity when the deal comes to fruition.…

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