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Genesis’s PDPM Math: 12% Expense Savings, Shift To Fixed-Cost Therapy Contracts

May 27, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Once the new Medicare payment model for nursing homes takes effect this fall, skilled nursing giant Genesis HealthCare (NYSE: GEN) expects to see significant expense savings — while also changing the way it negotiates…

Buyer Infighting, Diligence Bombshells, And Long-Term Optimism: Confessions Of A Skilled Nursing M&A Executive

May 27, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - From the outside looking in, the flood of capital in the skilled nursing space may seem strange.  After all, the main Wall Street headlines about SNFs and their publicly traded landlord partners always come with a heavy dose of caution: Reimbursement…

Multifamily Developers’ Confidence Falters For Third Consecutive Quarter

May 23, 2019, Alcynna Lloyd, Housing Wire - Multifamily developers’ confidence weakened further in the first quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders.  According to the organization’s latest…

Portland Community Trades For $14M

May 20, 2019, Adina Marcut, Multi-Housing News - Pathfinder Partners has sold Sienna Lofts, a 75-unit multifamily community in Portland, OR an area where investors prefer value-add opportunities that…

Multifamily, Industrial Are CRE Bright Spots

May 20, 2019, Carlie Kollath Wells, GlobeSt.comCommercial real estate prices should even out by 2020, according to the chief economist of the National Association of Realtors.  Dr. Lawrence Yun was one of the speakers at the commercial…

Skilled Nursing Leaders Rank The Paths To Risk

May 19, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - As the federal government continues to push health care providers to put skin in the game for outcomes, skilled nursing facilities have to demonstrate their ability to offer solutions to reap the rewards.  But how they do that varies from…

PDPM Goes Beyond Therapy

May 16, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - At the surface level, the new Medicare payment model for nursing homes revolves largely around therapy, as the federal government works to realign incentives and prevent what officials claim to be a wave of unnecessary services.  

U.S. Multifamily Market Seen To Remain Strong In 2019

May 15, 2019, PRNewswire - After posting significant gains in 2018, the U.S. multifamily market is expected to show continued strength this year, amid swelling demand among…

LTC To Sell Majority Of 23 Buildings Operated By Preferred Care

May 13, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - LTC Properties (NYSE: LTC) late last week announced a plan to sell off the majority of the 23 buildings in its portfolio operated by Preferred Care, Inc., citing the bankrupt provider’s desire to minimize its relationship with the real estate…

Ciena Looks To Build On Bundled Payment Success With Medicare Advantage

May 12, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - As the health care system continues to push skilled nursing providers in the direction of risk, the Ciena Group has relied on lessons learned from bundled payments as it looks at entering the world of Medicare Advantage.

The fact…