NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Economic Trends

Seniors Housing Actual Rates Report Shows Larger Discounts for Assisted Living than Independent Living

By: NIC  |  August 30, 2017

The NIC Map Data Service recently released national benchmark data through mid-year 2017 for actual rates and leasing velocity.  Key takeaways include:

Economic Trends

Using Innovative Technology to Connect Senior Care and Healthcare

By: NIC  |  August 23, 2017

New technologies have the power to link housing and health care to improve the lives of seniors, according to a panel of experts who spoke at the 2017 NIC Spring Investment Forum. The panelists presented cutting edge case studies of how technology is being leveraged to improve and coordinate care during a session titled, “Using Innovative Technology to Connect Senior Care and Healthcare.” The session was part of the series of Forum presentations focused on how operators can capture value in a quickly changing business environment.

Economic Trends  |  Ideas and Discussion

Managed Care: Opportunities & Challenges as a Senior Care Provider

By: NIC  |  July 28, 2017

The statistics on managed care tell the story. Medicare Advantage programs now have 17.6 million enrollees, a 50% jump over the last 10 years. About 22 million enrollees are expected by 2020. And Medicare Advantage already has a 40 percent penetration rate in four states.

Economic Trends

Yes, the Value-based Care Revolution Is Still Underway

By: NIC  |  March 17, 2017

Policies governing health care provisions appear to be changing yet again, as legislators in Washington continue to debate strategies and plans.  But the sometimes contentious discussions often overlook a key point of agreement: the cost of care must be reduced while outcomes improve, especially for frail seniors.