One of the most talked-about sessions at the recent 2019 NIC Spring Conference was the “Boomer Hackathon,” in which three teams – and those in attendance – brainstormed innovations in seniors housing appropriate for incoming Baby Boomers. A standing-room-only crowd participated in the event, forming small groups to attack the same problem as three teams of experts, […]
Helping the seniors housing and care industry provide America’s elders with a variety of appropriate options is part of NIC’s mission. In this era of innovation, in which technology is quickly advancing, payment models are shifting, and a new generation of consumers is driving change, NIC encourages industry decision-makers to stay aware of what’s new […]
2018 NIC Spring Investment Forum to Highlight Industry Challenges and the Opportunities to Benefit from Coordinated Care
The seniors housing, long-term care, acute care, and post-acute care sectors face significant challenges. Amongst these are navigating markets amid new competition and providing services cost-effectively as the healthcare delivery and payments system undergoes dramatic change. The rules of the game are changing as higher acuity patients increase, and the pressure to decrease healthcare costs […]
The statistics on managed care tell the story. Medicare Advantage programs now have 17.6 million enrollees, a 50% jump over the last 10 years. About 22 million enrollees are expected by 2020. And Medicare Advantage already has a 40 percent penetration rate in four states. “Managed care is full steam ahead,” said consultant Melanie Bella, […]
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.