Long-Term Optimism Boosting Skilled Bed Prices Despite Low Occupancy

Investment in skilled nursing facilities hasn’t slowed down despite persistent dark clouds surrounding the industry’s outlook. One of the overarching themes this past conference season — including at the summits held by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) — is that there’s an ongoing […]

Skilled Nursing Stocks Get Boost From New Payment Model

Even as operators and investors sort out the implications of the new proposed skilled nursing payment model, one reviewer has given it a firm thumbs up so far: the stock market. Publicly traded companies with interests in skilled nursing facilities got a shot in the arm from the new Patient-Driven Payment Model when it was […]

Rehab Business Model Will Change ‘Substantially’ Under PDPM

Therapy companies that provide services to skilled nursing patients must radically change their business models if the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is finalized and takes effect next year. That doesn’t mean that rehabilitation services for skilled nursing facilities will go away. But under PDPM, providers will […]

Specialties, Complex Patients Get Boost Under New CMS Payment Model

Skilled nursing facilities that can serve more medically complex patients will be rewarded under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), according to a new white paper from Integra Realty Resources’ health care and senior housing practice. The proposed model, announced late in April, draws from a previously proposed model, the Resident Classification […]