Post-acute care is an industry in flux. While it takes in $59 billion each year in Medicare payments alone, payments are declining, and providers in the space are feeling pressure on their operating profits. “It’s a big business,” said Jerry Doctrow, principal at Robust Retirement®, LLC, “but it’s struggling.”
Overviews of current markets trends are the highlight for many at an NIC conference, and 2016 is no different. At this year’s NIC Fall Conference, being held September 14–16 in Washington, D.C., two sessions on Friday will help attendees wrap their minds around two key questions circulating in seniors housing and care: what’s happening in the markets now, and where are we headed?
The challenge facing the skilled nursing sector, Ray Thivierge explained during a recent interview with NIC, is that a massive realignment is taking place as the health care system shifts from a fee-for-service to value-based reimbursements.
Registration is underway for the 2016 NIC Fall Conference, the premier networking event in the seniors housing and care industry, offering owners/operators opportunities to connect with capital providers and get deals done.