Skilled Nursing Provider Athena Settles DOJ Probe Over Opioid Denials as Feds Promise More Crackdowns

The federal government this week announced a settlement with a regional skilled nursing chain that officials accused of discriminating against residents with opioid use disorder. Athena Health Care Systems will adopt a non-discrimination policy regarding patients dealing with opioid addiction, develop training programs, and pay a $10,000 civil penalty to the government as part of […]

Three-SNF Sale in Tennessee; Athena Health Care Systems Buys Connecticut SNF

Benedictine Health System Buys Nursing Home It Operates in Minnesota The ownership transfer of Benedictine Living Community, a nursing home in St. Peter, Minn., to Benedictine Health System was finalized by the City Council last week, The Mankato Free Press reported Tuesday. The move also terminated the old lease for the property. Benedictine Health System […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: Greystone Secures $54.2M for NYC SNFs

Athena Health Care Buys Masonicare SNF in CT Athena Health Care Systems reached an agreement to purchase Masonicare’s Newtown, Connecticut skilled nursing facility and assisted living community, The Newtown Bee reported. The campus is licensed for 154 skilled nursing beds and 55 assisted living apartments, and the sale is expected to close by the end […]