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Speaker Paul Ryan to Address the 2019 NIC Spring Conference

Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan will offer insight on what to expect from the new Congress and the impact on America’s seniors Paul Ryan, the 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (2015-2019), will address the 2019 Spring Conference of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & […]

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Behind the Scenes – Inside NIC’s Data Group, Part 2

Last week’s post on NIC’s data group introduced some of the teams and processes involved in collecting the most accurate and reliable data available on America’s seniors housing and care properties. This second half of the story delves into processing and reporting on the data. A team of three full-time analysts is responsible for processing […]

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Behind the Scenes – Inside NIC’s Data Group, Part 1

Hundreds of businesses, including capital providers, developers, owners, operators, service providers, and others, rely on the NIC MAP® Data Service as they research, analyze, and assess their markets and prospects across the country. Clients know they can trust the accuracy of the data NIC makes available, as they leverage the ever-expanding utility of NIC’s online […]

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Why seniorcare.nic.org Matters

As our healthcare system continues to shift from the  fee-for-service payment and delivery model to a value-based system, the seniors housing and skilled nursing sector will increasingly experience significant change. Not only policy, but demographic change, workforce issues, evolving consumer expectations and the dynamics of competitive markets are beginning to drive a period of disruption […]

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The Implications of PDPM for Skilled Nursing

Medicare is changing the way skilled nursing operators are paid, effective October 2019. The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) system replaces Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) and will dramatically shift predictors of financial success, while raising new compliance concerns as operators change their business strategies to adapt. Skilled nursing investors, as well as owners, operators, and […]

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