NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

NIC Spring Conference  |  Regulatory Environment  |  Senior Housing  |  medicare  |  medicare advantage

Medicare’s Changing Priorities Open Opportunities for the Industry

By: NIC  |  April 11, 2024

Insights on senior housing and care from the agency’s top administrator. More data. More dialogue. That was the ask of the industry by the director of the Medicare program during a candid discussion at the 2024 NIC Spring Conference in Dallas.

Ideas and Discussion  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  medicare

Frailty Research Highlights Senior Housing and Skilled Nursing’s Value Proposition

By: Ryan Brooks  |  September 26, 2023

New research from NORC at the University of Chicago, funded by a grant from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care, sheds light on older adults’ vulnerability to declining health outcomes before and after entering a senior housing and care property. The results of the study provide insights into understanding current and growing demand for senior housing. The study is the first in a four-part research series that assesses the health and well-being of seniors housing and care residents. Subsequent studies will provide insights on access to health care providers, longevity, and health outcomes of residents in senior living settings.

Senior Housing  |  healthcare  |  medicare

Understanding Frailty in Senior Housing Using Medicare Claims Data

By: Ryan Brooks  |  September 05, 2023

In a discussion addressing gaps in care at the 2023 NIC Spring Conference, Dr. Bruce Leff, Director of The Center for Transformative Geriatric Research and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, addressed the importance of understanding the functional status of residents.

NIC MAP Vision  |  Skilled Nursing  |  medicaid  |  medicare  |  occupancy

Skilled Nursing Occupancy Growth Stalled in March

By: Bill Kauffman  |  June 01, 2023

NIC MAP Vision released its latest Skilled Nursing Monthly Report on June 1, 2023. The report includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through March 2023.