When capital is used strategically after you’ve performed or executed the business plan, that is considered a buyout. When a property is struggling and seeking additional capital to keep the project...
Integrating key marketing components is key to solving senior living occupancy challenges
Sep 01, 2023
No “silver bullet” exists to solve occupancy challenges, according to one senior living marketing firm. But pulling together all of the key components can lead to operator success.
Law targeting staffing agency tactics removes providers from staffing ‘hostage situations’
Aug 17, 2023
Senior living advocates say passage of a nurse staffing agency bill in New Hampshire will prevent providers from being forced to pay ransom in a “sort of hostage situation” for temporary nurses.
HCBS market recovers from drop that followed CMS proposal
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Jun 12, 2023
Home- and community-based services markets are starting to recover after they “panicked” when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in late-April proposed that 80% of Medicaid payments for HCBS...
Amedisys receives $3.26 billion all-cash buyout offer from UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Jun 06, 2023
Home health and hospice provider Amedisys received an unsolicited all-cash, $3.26 billion ($100 per share) offer Monday from UnitedHealth, through its Optum unit, to acquire all of the outstanding shares...
Colchicine price increase tied to poorer gout control over a decade
May 17, 2023
Simultaneously, there was a sustained decrease in colchicine use, increased use of other medications for gout and greater healthcare use.
New law tackles assisted living workforce, regulatory challenges
May 09, 2023
A new state law will strengthen senior living providers’ ability to hire more caregivers and provide high-quality care, industry advocates say.
Bill targets price-gouging, anti-competitive practices by temporary staffing agencies
Apr 26, 2023
Tennessee soon will join other states in reining in questionable business practices of temporary healthcare staffing agencies and their effects on assisted living communities and other types of long-term...
Development programs, immigration among potential solutions to workforce crisis, provider groups tell...
Mar 21, 2023
Workforce development programs and immigration reform are among the potential solutions to staffing challenges that senior living advocates presented to lawmakers seeking options to address the crisis.
Temporary staffing agencies thrust more into crosshairs amid workforce crisis
Feb 28, 2023
A bill recently introduced in Oregon would make temporary staffing agencies more transparent and affordable, senior living advocates say.