NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Market Trends  |  Skilled Nursing  |  medicare

Skilled Nursing Price Per Bed – What's Driving Current Trends?

By: Bill Kauffman  |  July 27, 2022

Over the past couple years skilled nursing properties have continued to see strong interest from investors in the sector. This has contributed to skilled nursing valuations becoming what some deem as elevated. However, others might argue differently. Regarding the overall skilled nursing market, many continue to see steady demand trends as the industry passes the inflection point where the growth of the senior population accelerates, and more people with higher acuity levels need care. There are headwinds as we are all aware, including the risk of Medicare reimbursement cuts, low occupancy rates, chronic underfunding of Medicaid reimbursement in many states, a staffing crisis, and ongoing elevated inflation including wage rate growth. Given the challenges that are present, why has skilled nursing property price per bed increased?

NIC MAP Vision  |  medicare  |  memory care

Utilizing Dementia Medicare Data for More Informed Underwriting

By: Beth Mace and Anne Standish  |  January 06, 2022

The aging of the U.S. population and the growing incidence of dementia make understanding the local prevalence of this disease more important than ever for planning senior housing projects.

Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  medicare

Medicare Claims Data Provides Granular Insights into Market Demand:  A Conversation with NIC MAP Vision CEO Arick Morton

By: NIC  |  October 04, 2021

Accurate data informs better decisions. Owners, operators, and developers want to know what factors drive their business to help it grow.

Senior Housing  |  healthcare  |  medicare

New Solution Taps Healthcare Dollars to Fund On-Site Services

By: NIC  |  June 11, 2020

Pandemic underscores impact of social determinants of health Before the pandemic hit three months ago, one of the hottest industry topics was the social determinants of health. Recognition has been growing over the last several years that a huge amount of healthcare costs is driven by people’s lives outside of the doctor’s office. Factors such as food insecurity, isolation, and lack of access to services are just a few of the social elements that contribute to healthcare outcomes. A frail elder without social support is unlikely to manage the intricacies of a complex healthcare system.