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Giving CMS’ Five-Star Quality Rating System a Second Look: Part II

CMS’ Five-Star Quality Rating System for nursing care properties continues to be a hot topic in skilled nursing. As hospital systems and investors increasingly use it to identify potential partnerships and investments, it’s important to understand what goes into the rating a property receives.

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At 38,000 May’s Job Gains Are Down Sharply

The Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls increased by only 38,000 positions in May, much less than the 160,000 positions consensus projection. Over the past 3 months, monthly job increases have averaged 116,000, down sharply from the average gain of 240,000 over the past two years.

Topics: Research
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