Small Business Administration says CMS may have underestimated costs of staffing rule for small entities, urges regulatory reconsideration … Skilled nursing occupancy increased in August: NIC … Dems...
Despite trickle of bad news, analysts still bullish on SNFs
Nov 02, 2023
Taken as a snapshot in time, 2023 has had the early markings of a healthy rebound for most senior living sectors, including skilled nursing, emphasized by occupancy gains.
Medicaid daily revenue hits record as skilled nursing occupancy dispute flares
James M. Berklan
Apr 03, 2023
Medicaid revenue per patient day in skilled nursing facilities rose to a record level in January, even as similar measures for Medicare retreated.
Time to ask the tough question: Are you ready for the big O?
James M. Berklan
Jan 05, 2023
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be,” Lincoln is quoted as saying. As long-term care heads into 2023, it’s more apropos than ever.
Skilled nursing hits pandemic occupancy high but stakeholders still must change, consultant asserts
Nov 08, 2022
Nursing home occupancy continues to rise but rates are still below pre-pandemic levels, indicating it’s time for stakeholders to acknowledge there’s been irreversible change and time to diversify,...
An update on President Biden’s initiatives for long-term care
Jul 25, 2022
President Joe Biden gave his State of the Union address on March 1, 2022. Markedly, he announced his intention to “set higher standards for nursing homes” to “make sure your loved ones get the care...
SNF occupancy growing — and so is level of patient needs
Jun 06, 2022
Occupancy at skilled nursing facilities has continued its steady increase, and at the same time operators are seeing increased care needs from residents, new data from the National Investment Center for...
Skilled nursing occupancy highest since April 2020
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
May 10, 2022
Demand for skilled nursing is on the rise, as occupancy continues to recover from pandemic lows, according to the latest Skilled Nursing Monthly Report released by the National Investment Center for...
Small building proponents embrace Biden’s nursing home overhaul plan
Mar 07, 2022
The proposed phase-out of multiple-occupancy rooms is crucial to helping prevent uncontrolled infectious disease outbreaks, the Green House Project says.
Omicron variant pauses SNF occupancy recovery, top exec says
Feb 04, 2022
Full occupancy recovery for skilled nursing facilities is feasible over time but the omicron variant has slowed recent gains operators were seeing, according to Omega Healthcare executives.