Inside Successfully Obtaining Loans for Nursing Home Projects Amid Harsh Financing Environment

A large influx of new patients expected in less than a decade means that nursing home operators must start thinking about bolstering infrastructure along with improving the workforce. And yet, nursing home loans are often the most difficult to obtain across the health care continuum. Knowing how community ties can help providers obtain capital, and […]

The Future Nursing Home Is Community-Centric and Embraces AI, While Rejecting Institutional Living Spaces

As the nursing home space faces a crossroads, with the pandemic exposing many flaws in the long-term care system and exacerbating existing workforce and funding constraints, leaders are calling for a reimagined skilled nursing facility.  Notably, SNF executives are placing greater importance on community, along with customized, coordinated and person-centered care for more ideal – […]

No Innovation Without Compensation: SNFs Need Federal Support to Realize Biden’s Private Room Plans

Movement at the state and federal level has prompted an expedited shift to more private settings in nursing homes. While the trend isn’t entirely new for the industry, the push from government agencies to make it a compliance issue has garnered mixed reactions. The Biden administration called for reduced room crowding in nursing homes in […]

Push for Nursing Home Alternatives Made on The Hill as Financing, Staffing Remain Obstacles

The $1.3 billion investment for resident-centered care included in the Nursing Home Improvement and Accountability Act serves as a clear signal that some lawmakers are willing to support nursing home alternatives coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. But with high design costs and a greater demand on the staff that work there, converting the more […]

U.S. Senate Introduces Bill to Enhance Medicaid Funding, Establish Staffing Minimums

Six U.S. senators have introduced the Nursing Home Improvement and Accountability Act of 2021, which would require federal health agencies to closely examine the skilled nursing industry’s staffing requirements, along with bolstered funding to Medicaid. Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Bob Casey (D-Penn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) […]

Central Arkansas Gets First Green House; HUD Loan for Tryko Facility

Housing & Healthcare Finance Closes on HUD Loan for Tryko Facility in PA The Washington, D.C.-based Housing & Healthcare Finance closed on a 232/223(f) Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) loan for New Eastwood Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. The 97-bed skilled nursing facility in eastern Pennsylvania is owned by Tryko Partners, which acquired it in […]

Transactions: More Details on Skilled Nursing Operator’s Philly Exit

Mid-Atlantic Health, Philly’s Largest SNF Operator, Exits  The Timonium, Md.-based Mid-Atlantic Health Care made headlines last week when it exited the Philadelphia market, where it had previously been the largest provider of skilled nursing services. Now, the broker that helped negotiate the deal released a few extra details about the transaction. MIMA Healthcare of Lakewood, […]