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HHC Finance Sizzles This Summer

July 17, 2019, Steve Monroe, SeniorCare Investor - Housing & Healthcare Finance (HHC Finance) has had a busy summer, closing three HUD refinances totaling $56 million,…

Brookdale Activists Strike Again

July 17, 2019, Steve Monroe, SeniorCare Investor - We disclosed last week that activist investor Land & Buildings (L&B) had nominated Jay Flaherty, former CEO of HCP,…

CMS Finalizes Reversal Of Arbitration Ban In Nursing Homes, Proposes Partial Phase 3 RoP Delay

July 16, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - The federal government on Tuesday finalized a rule that allows skilled nursing operators to use arbitration agreements with their residents, while also proposing a new rule to reduce paperwork burdens that would delay certain aspects of the…

How Post Acute Partners Grew From A Pediatric SNF To A Full Continuum

July 14, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - The Elderwood chain has been on an acquisition kick in the upstate New York region over the past year, with purchases ranging from assisted living to skilled nursing — and backing from a corporate parent that took a unique route into the…

Gateway Multifamily Acquires 48-Unit Apartment Property Outside St. Louis

July 2, 2019, RE Journals - The Townes at Fountain View LLC, a company controlled by Gateway Multifamily, has acquired the Fountain View Apartments in Mascoutah, Illinois.  The property, to be rebranded as The Townes at Fountain View, is a…

Citing Post-Acute Distress, Medical Equipment Manufacturer Enters Bankruptcy Protection

July 2, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - The skilled nursing world has seen its share of bankruptcies over the last few years, and this past week a vendor with a heavy concentration in the space blamed the industry’s woes for its own filing.  The Wall Street Journal first…

Home Health Produces Worse Outcomes For Sicker Seniors Than Skilled Nursing

July 2, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - While governments and payers increasingly incentivize the provision of long-term care at home instead of in skilled nursing facilities, data about outcomes remains few and far between — with one group of researchers finding that some high-acuity…