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Managed Care: Past, Present and Future
8/12/2017

Managed Care: Past, Present and Future

Past

Imagine a scenario: political wrangling over national health care policy, a general public concerned about rising health care costs and new models for delivering and paying for...

The Five-Star Rating System for Skilled Nursing: Perceptions and Effects
6/10/2017

The Five-Star Rating System for Skilled Nursing: Perceptions and Effects

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced its Nursing Home Compare five-star system for skilled nursing facilities in...

Fannie Mae Financing: Reap the Benefits
4/8/2017

Fannie Mae Financing: Reap the Benefits

Efficiency. Timeliness. Certainty of execution. Those three points perfectly capture the essence of Fannie Mae Seniors Housing financing. In this article, we provide an overview of Fannie Mae Seniors...

Skilled Nursing Market Outlook: A Mixed Bag
3/20/2017

Skilled Nursing Market Outlook: A Mixed Bag

As we look to the beginning of the second quarter of 2017, the skilled nursing facility (SNF) market outlook presents both reasons for concern and reasons for optimism. In some respects, the...

2017 Seniors Housing and Care Survey
2/11/2017

2017 Seniors Housing and Care Survey

In December of 2016, Lancaster Pollard sent an online survey to approximately 4,000 leaders at seniors housing and care facilities throughout the U.S. Over the course of two weeks, 273 respondents...

Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule
12/10/2016

Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule

For the approximately 16,000 nursing home operators across the country, increased scrutiny and constant realignment have become a way of life. And if trying to prepare for a new administration that...

After RExIT, A REITurn? What it Could Mean for the Market
10/5/2016

After RExIT, A REITurn? What it Could Mean for the Market

If you want to know what is going to happen in the senior living mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, following the stock prices of the public real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the...

Is Memory Care Mandatory? Providers Build and Expand to Keep Up With Demand
8/8/2016

Is Memory Care Mandatory? Providers Build and Expand to Keep Up With Demand

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in eight people over the age of 65 has some form of Alzheimer’s. Further, nearly half of seniors age 85 and older have it. Compounding this...

Dueling Perspectives: What is the State of the Seniors Housing M&A Market?
6/12/2016

Dueling Perspectives: What is the State of the Seniors Housing M&A Market?

After a six-year bull market where capitalization rates declined and median values increased, momentum in seniors housing prices leveled off during the first quarter of 2016. What does this mean for...

Beyond Our Borders: International Collaboration and Care
4/6/2016

Beyond Our Borders: International Collaboration and Care

In an increasingly interconnected and global environment, governments and businesses are reaping benefits from the cross-pollination of ideas and adoption of best practices. Given this natural...