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.”

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.

Market Trends  |  Skilled Nursing  |  medicare

Skilled Nursing Occupancy Relatively Steady in June 2022

By: Bill Kauffman  |  September 01, 2022

“Given the challenges on multiple fronts for skilled nursing operators, recruiting and retaining staff is a number one priority. Operators must build a culture that supports and strengthens their staff”

Business Environment  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  healthcare

How to Boost NOI

By: NIC  |  August 16, 2022

It’s simple, right? Increase revenue or decrease expenses. Those are the two ways to boost net operating income (NOI). Ideally, senior housing and skilled nursing operators can do both.