Reimbursement differential between Medicare fee-for-service and managed Medicare has accelerated during the pandemic. NIC MAP® Data Service, powered by NIC MAP Vision, released its latest Skilled Nursing Monthly Report on September 2, 2021, which includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through June 2021.
The Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by a weaker than expected 235,000 in August 2021. The consensus had been for an increase of 725,000. This was a sharp deceleration from July when jobs grew by 1.1 million and June when jobs increased by 962,000. Through August, monthly job growth has averaged 586,00 per month. Nonfarm payrolls are now up by 17.0 million since April 2020 but remain down by 5.3 million or 3.5% from pre-pandemic levels of February 2020.
The NIC MAP® Data Service, powered by NIC MAP Vision, recently released national monthly data through June 2021 for actual rates and leasing velocity. This report includes national data as well as data for Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Phoenix.
Two of the nation’s most influential economic thinkers, Paul Krugman and Lawrence H. Summers, will face-off in person at this year’s NIC Fall Conference during a lively main stage debate. Both have strong, often differing opinions about the economy and the path forward. The discussion will be moderated by Angela Mago, president Key Commercial Bank & KeyBank Real Estate Capital.