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Sabra Restructures Leases With Signature, Extends $12M Loan

May 7, 2018, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - After hinting at a possible solution earlier this year, Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) has reached a deal to restructure its lease agreements with troubled tenant Signature HealthCARE.  Signature on Monday entered into an 11-year lease…

If Forced to Take Risk, Most ACOs Would Leave Shared Savings Program

May 6, 2018, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Over 70% of accountable care organizations (ACOs) indicated they would most likely leave the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) if they were forced to assume risk, a new web-based survey from the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) recently…

Proposed Medicare Change Would Create Long-Term Care Benefit

May 2, 2018, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - A federal lawmaker on Wednesday rolled out a plan to provide a long-term care benefit as part of Medicare, citing the aging U.S. population and skyrocketing costs.  Rep. Frank Pallone, a New Jersey Democrat, unveiled the Medicare Long-Term…