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Emeritus to Merge with Brookdale Senior in $2.8 Billion Deal



Merger Transforms Brookdale into the Only National Full-Spectrum Senior Living Solutions Company, with over 1,100 Communities in 46 States

February 20, 2014, Nashville, TN and Seattle,…




Brookdale Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results



February 5, 2014, Nashville, TN, PRNewswire - Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) (the "Company") today reported financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. Andy Smith, Brookdale's CEO,…

Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. Announces HUD Refinancings of $44.8 Million



January 23, 2014, Irvine, CA, Globe Newswire - Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. ("Sabra," the "Company" or "we") (SBRA) announced its outlook for…

HHC Funding & Congressional Bank Complete $5.5MM ABL to Cypress Skilled Nursing



HHC Funding, an affiliate of Housing & Healthcare Finance, LLC, and Congressional Bank announced today the closing of a $5.5 million asset-based line of credit to Cypress Skilled Nursing, LLC and its affiliates. The line of credit will be used for ongoing working capital needs associated…

Senior Care Investor - Financing of the Week



January 15, 2014, Senior Care Investor Dealmakers Forum E-Newsletter - One lucky borrower in Missouri was able to refinance four skilled nursing facilities with 594 beds at an attractive rate through the HUD 232 program. The total loan amount was $22,456,000, or about $37,800…

Medicaid Underfunds Nursing Care to its Highest Deficit Ever



January 13, 2014, Washington, DC - The American Health Care Association (AHCA) today released a report by a Medicaid expert demonstrating again that the long term care services of America's most vulnerable…

Skilled Nursing M&A Expected to Hinge on Mom & Pops in 2014



Skilled nursing mergers and acquisitions in 2014 are likely to be fueled by ongoing regulatory and reimbursement uncertainty and its impact on small operators, brokers and investors agree. "Our pipeline is deeper on the nursing home side because of the uncertainties," says Jeremy Stroiman,…

Five Star Quality Care Completes Disposition of Rehab Hospitals



January 2, 2014, Newton, MA, Business Wire - Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (FVE) ("FVE" or "Five Star") today announced that…

MedPAC Renews Call for Long-Term Care Payment Cuts



The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has recommended a 4% reduction in skilled nursing facility payments in 2016, prompting an outcry from providers. MedPAC in the past has calculated long-term care margins to be Read more | Dec 13, 2013

Budget Deal Would Extend Medicare Sequester Cuts



The nation's healthcare providers would endure an additional two years of Medicare