NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Regulatory Environment  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Congressional Hearings and Confirmations Spotlight Seniors Housing & Care Sector

By: Ryan Brooks  |  May 06, 2021

Over the last month, a series of congressional hearings and confirmations shined a spotlight on the seniors housing and care sector as a whole, as well as a number of areas impacting the industry. The hearings followed a tumultuous year of navigating the COVID-19 public health emergencies and subsequent media scrutiny, and covered a wide range of topics, including staffing necessities, private equity investment, quality metrics, home and community-based services (HCBS) funding, reimbursement pressures, telehealth flexibilities, and dual-eligible care coordination.

NIC Leadership Huddle  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Telehealth’s Tipping Point: The New Norm in Care and How to Build for Success

By: NIC  |  May 05, 2021

Unprecedented change in healthcare has led to new expectations from payers, providers, and consumers. The latest NIC Leadership Huddle, titled “Telehealth’s Tipping Point: The New Norm in Care and How to Build for Success” brought together telemedicine experts to cut through the hype. Attendees benefitted from a substantive discussion on building the right-sized telehealth program; selecting relevant telehealth services; addressing staffing issues, and picking the right technology and business models, as the industry moves to kickstart or enhance telehealth programs as part of the new normal.

Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Seniors Housing

Seniors Housing Market Fundamentals Continue to be Affected by the Pandemic: Five Key Takeaways from the  First Quarter 2021 NIC MAP Seniors Housing Data Release Webinar

By: Beth Mace  |  April 29, 2021

NIC MAP Vision clients with access to NIC MAP® Data attended a webinar in mid-April on key seniors housing data trends during the first quarter of 2021. Findings reflected the impact of COVID-19 across the seniors housing and care sector and were presented by NIC’s research team. Key takeaways included the following:

COVID-19  |  Executive Survey Insights  |  Seniors Housing

Executive Survey Insights | Wave 26: April 5 to April 18, 2021

By: Lana Peck  |  April 29, 2021

“The market fundamentals in the Wave 26 Executive Insights survey data through mid-April show signals of headway. Leads volume is up and the shares of organizations reporting accelerations in move-ins continues to trend positively with each of the care segments reaching new high points in the survey time series. Exactly when these leading indicators will translate into higher occupancy rates being reported across the sector is yet to be seen.”