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Economic Trends  |  Skilled Nursing

Initial Findings: NIC’s Skilled Nursing Data Report

By: Bill Kauffman  |  April 13, 2016

NIC released its initial Skilled Nursing Data Report on March 10, 2016. The report included a few key data points that showed time-series data from October 2011 through December 2015. This week’s blog post provides a more detailed analysis of the current data release.

Economic Trends  |  Skilled Nursing

Laying the Framework for Long-Term Care Financing

By: Bill Kauffman  |  February 24, 2016

In a report authored in part by former Senators Tom Daschle and Bill Frist, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) recently issued groundbreaking recommendations for improving long-term care (LTC) financing. The report contains policy proposals detailed with specific steps policy makers should take to proactively tackle the issue of financing LTC for the elderly.

Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  Regulatory Environment  |  Skilled Nursing

The Evolution of Skilled Nursing

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  September 03, 2015

Over the past 55 years, the skilled nursing industry has undergone transformation. Today, it continues to evolve, bolstered by demand for more specialized and medically complex services and a payment system that continues to change.