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Final Rule Expands CMS Power to Bar Providers from Medicare



December 4, 2014, Tim Mullaney, McKnights - Long-term care providers that consistently submit improper claims could have their Medicare enrollment revoked, under a final rule released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS…

NHI to Acquire Eight Communities for $476 Million and Commits $15 Million Working Capital Line



December 01, 2014, Murfreesboro, TN, Business Wire - National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) announced today it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire…

Florida Nursing Home Expansion To Spur Litigation Wave



November 24, 2014, Miami, FL, Law360 - Recently passed legislation in Florida lifting a moratorium on new nursing homes and shielding investors from liability lawsuits is driving a resurgence in the market, and attorneys say they expect an uptick in real estate deals and…

Julian Castro's Priorities for 2015



November 9, 2014, Donna Kimura, Affordable Housing Finance 2014 - Julián Castro wants to lift the cap on the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.
Three months into his job as secretary of the…

Omega Healthcare to Buy Aviv REIT in $3B All-Stock Deal



November 3, 2014, Zacks Equity Research - In a significant development in the real estate investment trust (REIT) industry,
Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. (

Housing & Healthcare Finance Closes $748 Million in HUD Healthcare Financings



Housing & Healthcare Finance lends more dollars for the HUD LEAN Program than any other HUD Lender.

October 27, 2014, Chevy Chase, MD – Housing & Healthcare Finance, LLC (HHC Finance)…



Medicaid in an Era of Health & Delivery System Reform: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015



October 14, 2014, Vernon K. Smith, Kathleen Gifford, Eileen Ellis and Robin Rudowitz and Laura Snyder, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation - Medicaid has long-played an important…

AdCare Appoints William McBride III as CEO and President



October 13, 2014, Atlanta, GA, PRNewswire - AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADK) (NYSE MKT: ADK.PRA) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed William…

Compliance Starts at the Top, Experts Say at AHCA/NCAL Convention



October 8, 2014, Elizabeth Newman, McKnight's - Almost 20 years after federal law created an exclusion process related to participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs, some long-term care providers may not be checking their employees' status often enough, compliance…

Long-term Care Providers Applaud Signing of IMPACT Act, Prepare for New Five Star Elements



October 7, 2014, Tim Mullaney, Senior Housing News - On the heels of victories such as the newly signed IMPACT Act, providers are ready to more aggressively push for their interests on Capitol Hill, leaders of the nation's largest long-term care…