Skilled Nursing Executive Outlook: ‘Question of Nursing Homes’ Viability Will Continue’ in 2020

Though the early days of 2020 have brought some optimism around the state of the post-acute and long-term care industry, executives in the space continue to emphasize that the coming 12 months could bring make-or-break decisions for operators and their partners. One day after American Health Care Association (AHCA) CEO Mark Parkinson told SNN that […]

Helios’s $16M Nursing Home Deal in MA; Trilogy Health Plotting $11.7M Care Center

Helios Healthcare Advisors negotiated the $16 million sale of a 169-bed nursing home in Middlesex County, Mass. The Chicago-based Helios facilitated the transaction for an owner/operator based in New Jersey. The deal represented the buyer’s first purchase in the Massachusetts market, and proved to be a competitive sale — with more than 10 offers from […]

Ciena Opens $16.5M Facility in Michigan; Former Kindred SNF to Become Substance-Use Facility

Ciena Healthcare’s newest skilled nursing facility in Westland, Mich., is ready to take patients after several years of construction. Hometown Life first reported on the facility’s opening. The new SNF, the Regency of Westland, will replace Ciena’s Camelot Hall Convalescent Center in Livonia, Mich., with patients at the latter expected to move into the Regency […]

Skilled Nursing Sell-Off in Texas Goes Beyond Payment: ‘The Problem is Not the Medicaid Rate’

Texas’s failure to pass a program to increase Medicaid payment to skilled nursing facilities was the latest step not taken in improving the reimbursement in the Lone Star State. The legislation, which would have set up a long-term care quality provider participation program (QPPP) to funnel additional compensation to SNFs for meeting certain quality metrics, […]

Senior Care Centers SNFs Leased to New Regional Operators; $20.7M in Financings for Summit REIT

Two 120-bed skilled nursing facilities in Houston and Lubbock, Texas — both formerly operated by Senior Care Centers — were leased to two regional operators based in the Lone Star State. The transaction, which was facilitated by the Chicago-based advisory firm Helios Healthcare Advisors, was structured at market lease rates and with pre-negotiated purchase options. […]