Private equity healthcare provider deals have slowed in early 2022 after reaching a high in 2021, according to recent reports.
With REIT ownership of SNFs at 12%, experts question compatibility of business and healthcare goals
May 17, 2022
Last year, real estate investment trusts owned an estimated 12% of all skilled nursing facilities, a level that Harvard researchers say should push policymakers to “ensure that the REIT business model...
Feds formally investigating private equity ownership of nursing homes
Apr 14, 2022
The federal government’s focus on private equity ownership in nursing homes is just a “red herring” for lawmakers, one leader said after the launch of a new probe into the matter.
Private investment crucial to achieve capital improvements at SNFs: legal expert
Mar 07, 2022
The federal government needs a better understanding of private investment in nursing homes and the role it plays in capital and quality improvements, a leading legal expert says. This is especially true...
More oversight of private equity nursing homes warranted, study finds
Nov 23, 2021
The public push for more oversight of private equity nursing homes may be warranted, according to a new JAMA Network study that found for-profit facilities were associated with higher costs and more hospital...
Parkinson: ‘Stupidity,’ not private equity, dogging some nursing home purchases
James M. Berklan
Oct 05, 2021
Poor business decisions, not the source of investment, have been the bigger problem behind some recent scrutinized nursing home purchases, according to the president and CEO of the country’s largest...
Worried about private equity in skilled nursing? There’s a way to stem the tide.
Sep 01, 2021
Some see a troubling trend growing in nursing home ownership.
Private equity in the crosshairs
Jonathan H. Ferry
Aug 20, 2021
Private equity investors in nursing homes should brace and prepare for an active near-term enforcement environment. Congressional skepticism of private equity involvement in healthcare, developments in...
Lawmaker urges GAO to investigate private equity ownership of nursing homes, others
Jun 08, 2021
The private-equity landscape within long-term care could face additional scrutiny following the latest request from a federal lawmaker.
Why scrutinize private equity in nursing homes?
Neville M. Bilimoria
Apr 30, 2021
Private equity companies are not so naïve to think they can just come in and change nursing home operations for the worse just to make a buck.