This week, NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar on the seniors housing market trends during the first quarter of 2017. Key takeaways included: Takeaway #1: Occupancy Fell in the First Quarter The occupancy rate for seniors housing properties fell 30 basis points in the first quarter of 2017 to 89.3%, as net additions […]
While the skilled nursing sector faces challenging headwinds, it also offers a number of distinct opportunities which were outlined at the recent 2017 NIC Spring Investment Forum. Several educational sessions addressed market conditions and how operators can boost values by measuring outcomes and partnering with other health care providers.
The Republicans have put forth a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The proposal, dubbed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), not only undoes much of President Obama’s landmark health care reform, but also includes Medicaid reform. Groups like the American Health Care Association and AARP have expressed concern over parts of […]
Policies governing health care provisions appear to be changing yet again, as legislators in Washington continue to debate strategies and plans. But the sometimes contentious discussions often overlook a key point of agreement: the cost of care must be reduced while outcomes improve, especially for frail seniors.
Texas is no stranger to seniors housing. Of the 140 markets tracked by the NIC MAP® Data Service (NIC MAP), 6 are in Texas: Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Houston, McAllen, and San Antonio. Two of those are among the largest metro areas in the nation. In this blog post, I give you an analysis […]