NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Economic Trends  |  Seniors Housing  |  Workforce

A Deeper Dive into California’s Seniors Housing Market

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  November 23, 2016

Of the 99 largest metropolitan markets that the NIC MAP® Data Service (NIC MAP) tracks across the nation, 11 are located in California. Within these metropolitan markets, NIC tracks 870 seniors housing properties with 101,000 units, or nearly 12% of the seniors housing units regularly followed within the 99 markets by NIC. By coincidence, this share is comparable to California’s 12% share of the total U.S. population (38.8 million people live in California versus 320 million in the U.S. as of 2015). Within the state, performance measurements vary considerably.

Economic Trends  |  Skilled Nursing

Are More Skilled Nursing Consolidations in Our Future?

By: Bill Kauffman  |  November 16, 2016

Skilled nursing operators—and those who invest in the sector—are no strangers to challenges. Over the past few years, government, payor, and operator initiatives across the country have been working to create a new health care delivery and payment system, and these initiatives are expected to continue for the foreseeable future. In fact, some industry leaders suggest that it could be two years until we see a narrowing of networks and partner alignment that will expose the winners and potential losers of the emerging system.

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