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NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report: Key Takeaways from the First Quarter 2019

First year-over-year occupancy increase since January 2015 Managed Medicare revenue mix reaches time-series high of 12.1%, higher in urban areas NIC released its first quarter 2019 Skilled Nursing Data Report last week, which includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through March 2019. Here are some key takeaways from the report: Occupancy has been […]

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Fewer Jobs Created in May: 75,000

The Labor Department reported that there were 75,000 jobs added in May, well below the downwardly revised gain of 244,000 in April and below the consensus expectation of 180,000. The deceleration in growth may reflect the effects of slowing global growth and the waning effects of the tax cuts and government spending. Nevertheless, this marked […]

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Innovations that Work – NIC Lightning Talks Series

During the upcoming 2019 NIC Fall Conference, the “Innovations that Work” session will share ideas on innovative technologies and tools that are changing the way operators and investors care for residents. Rapid-fire, seven-minute presentations on five key topics will address real-world examples of innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the industry today.   The session will include six speakers – each […]

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Health Affairs launches “The Forgotten Middle”

As Alan Weil, Health Affairs Editor-in-chief stated, “This is a pretty scary reality that’s coming towards us.” It was an appropriate sentiment, as the nation’s leading peer-reviewed health policy journal released a groundbreaking new study, commissioned and funded by NIC, and shared with the world its unsettling findings. Addressing a room full of media and policy […]

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Key Takeaways from NIC’s First Quarter 2019 Seniors Housing Data Release

NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar in mid-April on the key seniors housing data trends during the first quarter of 2019.  Key takeaways included the following: Takeaway #1:  Seniors Housing Occupancy Was Largely Unchanged, but Remained Soft in Q1 2019 Based on the quarterly patterns of inventory and absorption, the all occupancy rate […]

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