Providers Stay Nimble, Prepare for Hurdles as Covid-19 Vaccine Reaches Senior Living

The Covid-19 vaccine has arrived in the senior living industry amid a troubled initial rollout nationally. Many are reporting good, albeit early, progress, and they are preparing for obstacles appearing on the horizon. Providers across the country, including large organizations such as Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) and Atria Senior Living, began administering the long-awaited […]

New Medicare Advantage Telehealth Policies a ‘Big Win’ for Senior Living

Recently finalized Medicare Advantage (MA) policy changes will likely bring more telehealth services to senior living communities. Under the new policies, finalized on April 5 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare Advantage plans will be allowed to cover telehealth services that originate from beneficiaries’ homes — such as an independent living […]

Juniper, Marquis Execs: Launching a Medicare Advantage Plan is Daunting, Rewarding

Launching a Medicare Advantage (MA) insurance plan is a huge undertaking for a senior living provider. However, the work and risks involved could be worthwhile, considering recent changes to the MA program and trends shaping the senior living industry — and some organizations are taking the leap, starting their own plans and creating a template […]

Editor’s Picks: ABHOW and be.group Pick Leadership Team

This week, Senior Housing News readers learned how distress in the health care industry overall might impact senior housing, why National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI) is keen on skilled nursing, and delved into the mind of Marquis Companies President and CEO Phil Fogg. This Week in Review  California’s Largest Nonprofit Senior Living Provider Announces Leadership […]

Marquis CEO: Building a Business for ‘New World’ of Senior Care

The era of siloed post-acute care appears to be waning. The federal government is pushing for coordinated services and different types of providers are adapting by partnering up—or trying to control more parts of the continuum themselves. Marquis Companies is a striking example of the latter approach. The Milwaukee, Oregon-based organization offers home health care, post-acute […]