Senior Housing Funding Study Shows Major Funding Challenges

The National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC) released a comprehensive study of long-term care financing in the United States last month. The study addresses the combination of public- and private-sector funding that will be needed to pay for the nation’s growing care needs, especially when Baby Boomers reach their 70s […]

MedPAC Proposes Negative Change for Efficient Senior Care Providers

The Medicare Payment Advisory Committee is proposing changes to Medicare reimbursement to skilled nursing facilities that could lower payments to those facilities performing high-volume of therapy related services. The report recommends lower payments made by medicare based upon the efficiencies of scale that the Council has stated that any high volume provide should have achieved […]

Social Security Report Paints Gloomy Picture for Senior Housing

Last week, the Social Security Administration presented its report on Social Security and Medicare in the United States. The annual report painted a similar picture of demise and didn’t show any major improvements or worsening in the entitlement realities over the next 30 years from last year’s report. 2008 is an important year for the […]