NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Market Trends  |  Skilled Nursing  |  medicaid  |  medicare

Skilled Nursing Occupancy Flat in July 2022

By: Bill Kauffman  |  September 29, 2022

“In addition to managing occupancy and staffing challenges, skilled nursing operators need to be laser-focused on reimbursement at the state level as Medicaid represents 51% of revenue.”

Executive Survey Insights  |  Market Trends  |  Workforce

Executive Survey Insights Wave 45: August 22 to September 18, 2022

By: Ryan Brooks  |  September 23, 2022

“Just under one-fifth of respondents noted that the severity of staffing shortages across their organization was severe, while two-thirds indicated the problem was moderate. Regarding tenure of newly hired, full-time employees, on average, just under one-third (29%) of organizations kept more than 80% of new staff on the job after one month, which is down from the Wave 39 survey, conducted in March 2022, when just under one-half (46%) of respondents kept more than 80% on the job after one month.

Ideas and Discussion  |  NIC Fall Conference

Women’s Networking Meetup: 15 Life Lessons for Professional Women in Senior Living

By: NIC  |  September 20, 2022

An inaugural Women’s Networking Meetup was held last week at the 2022 NIC Fall Conference in Washington, D.C., co-sponsored by ASHA, Argentum’s Women in Leadership, the Senior Housing Women’s Initiative, and NIC. The gathering was designed to support women who remain underrepresented in senior living and allow them to get to know and support each other.

Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  healthcare

Understanding the Healthcare Needs and Spending of Senior Housing and Nursing Home Residents

By: Ryan Brooks  |  September 14, 2022

Understanding the healthcare needs of residents of senior housing communities and nursing homes is imperative to best serve the population. In order to garner a better understanding of these healthcare needs and associated spending, NORC at the University of Chicago on behalf of NIC conducted a landmark study. Many residents use high-cost healthcare services including emergency rooms, acute inpatient hospitalization, and post-acute care, and across nearly every dimension analyzed, the data indicates frail and high healthcare cost residents. These factors all highlight an opportunity for value-based care organizations to partner with senior housing and skilled nursing operators.