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Bad news: Pandemic’s effects ‘far from over’; Good news: $126.1M CCRC deal is ‘some of best real estate we’ve purchased,’ CareTrust execs say

The bad news is that pandemic’s effects on senior living “are far from over,” CareTrust REIT Chairman and CEO Greg Stapley said Friday. The good news, however, is that the $126.1 million portfolio of continuing care retirement communities that CareTrust REIT closed on in March “represents some of the best real estate we have purchased since our start seven years ago,” Chief Investment Officer Mark Lamb said.

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FY 2022 SNF reimbursement proposal could weaken rent coverage for skilled nursing REITS: Mizuho

Last week, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its 2022 fiscal year reimbursement proposal for skilled nursing facilities that includes a 1.3% boost to Medicare payments. The overall $444 million increase is substantially lower than the $750 million awarded for the 2021 fiscal year, noted an industry update analysis Monday from Mizuho Securities USA.

Parkinson: ‘Green shoots’ indicate occupancy is troughing, but pace of recovery still uncertain

The stocks of senior living and skilled nursing-focused real estate investment trusts have outperformed expectations since the first COVID-19 vaccine announcement last November raised hopes of a quick recovery. Yet despite the tremendous drop in COVID-19 cases at these facilities post vaccine rollout, challenges within both sectors still remain, Mark Parkinson, CEO of the American Healthcare Association and the National Center for Assisted Living said Tuesday during a keynote address to attendees of Mizuho’s second annual Healthcare REIT Summit.

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