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CMS Says Medicare Advantage Plans Can Offer More Benefits, and Seniors Housing Providers May Be the Real Beneficiaries

By: Liz Liberman  |  April 18, 2018

Each year the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces adjustments to regulations and compensation for Medicare Advantage for the following year. Medicare Advantage (MA) providers then have a widow of time in which to submit to the federal government program designs for the following year's MA plans in compliance with the announced adjustments.

Economic Trends  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  Workforce

NIC to Present at 2018 Health Datapalooza

By: Bill Kauffman  |  April 11, 2018

Since its founding as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1991, NIC has consistently sought to deliver on its mission of enabling access and choice in seniors housing and care by attracting and educating private sector capital, especially institutional capital (primarily pension funds and endowments), about the demand for and investment opportunities in seniors housing and care. As healthcare transformation progresses, data and analytics is becoming critically important to provide insights to all stakeholders within the continuum of care including seniors housing and care.

Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  Workforce

Tight Labor Markets: What Can Seniors Housing and Care Operators Do?

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  April 04, 2018

What strategies can be used to mitigate today’s tight labor markets? Below are some ideas that I hope will stimulate conversation and dialog about a topic that is here to stay.   Collectively, let’s keep adding to this list and generate additional ideas about practical and implementable solutions to the ever-growing challenge of today’s tight labor markets.