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Fitch: REITs To Steer Clear Of Skilled Nursing For ‘Forseeable Future’

May 16, 2016, Amy Baxter, Senior Housing News - Facing lower margins for the foreseeable future, real estate investment trusts (REITs) are doing their best to put underperforming…

Fitch: Healthcare REITs Look To Manage Skilled Nursing Woes

May 16, 2016, Fitch, Business Wire - REITs continue to distance themselves from disappointing skilled nursing operating fundamentals that continued in  the First Quarter of 2016, based on the expectation that these challenges, which have been recognized for some time, will persist indefinitely,…

Leadership Series: Formation Capital Founder And Chairman Arnold Whitman

May 16, 2016, Senior Houisng News - Meet Arnold Whitman, founder and chairman of Atlanta-based Formation Capital.  Whitman founded the company in 1999 after a “tsunami” of negative events, including the credit crisis of 1998, a change in the prospective payment system and a host of liability…

Few ACOs Interested In 3-Day Stay Waiver For Skilled Nursing, Experts Say

May 16, 2016, Emily Mongan, McKnights - Few accountable care organizations are lining up to waive the three-day stay requirement for skilled nursing facilities, causing some healthcare experts to wonder if the waiver is still relevant.  The three-day stay…