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The opinions expressed in each McKnight’s Senior Living guest column are those of the author and are not necessarily those of McKnight’s Senior Living.

Should Medicaid protect $8 trillion from private senior living costs?

By enforcing and publicizing Medicaid estate recoveries throughout the country, we can encourage private long-term care financing, reduce dependency on Medicaid, and improve access and quality of care for people of all income levels. Senior living operators stand to benefit from greater private-pay revenue and less dependency on Medicaid’s meager reimbursement rates.
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At the end of the day, it is about relationships

Over the years and through my various hospitality roles, I have learned that relationships are key, and that is no different in the business of senior housing – building supportive, meaningful and open resident relationships are the bottom line.
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Weigh these 5 considerations before joining the senior living and care consolidation wave

After grappling with the COVID-19 crisis for the past year, senior living and care facilities are waking up to some stark financial realities that are starting to push a new wave of consolidation in the sector. One recent analysis found that the long-term care industry expected to lose $94 billion over 2020 and 2021, a…

LTC financing: Be careful what you wish for

If proposed social insurance plans actually were to pass and take effect, senior living operators may find themselves with even fewer private payers and more residents dependent either on Medicaid or one of those new, equally poorly funded government programs.

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McKnight’s Senior Living welcomes guest columns from industry thought leaders about issues affecting the senior living industry. For more information, see our column submission guidelines.

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