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  • Nursing Home Infection Control Surveys on the Decline
    by Jordyn Reiland on October 21, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    Focused infection control (FIC) surveys appear to be on the decline at a time when some in the skilled nursing industry still remain concerned over the nature of the relationship with surveyors throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. FIC surveys were conducted 756 times in June of this year compared to 8,896 times in June 2020 — […] The post Nursing Home Infection Control Surveys on the Decline appeared first on Skilled Nursing News. […]

  • Milliman Report Shows $32.5B Value in Medicare Advantage
    by Amy Stulick on October 21, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    Medicare Advantage delivers $32.5 billion, or $123.36 per member per month, in additional value to beneficiaries, according to a report released Thursday by the Better Medicare Alliance (BMA). Hospital and physician services are 24% less expensive per month: $709.66 for MA plans per month and $935.67 for Medicare FFS. These statistics exclude administrative expenses and […] The post Milliman Report Shows $32.5B Value in Medicare Advantage appeared first on Skilled Nursing News. […]

  • Health Dimensions Group CEO: Learn the Ins and Outs of Your Market Before Downsizing
    by Alex Zorn on October 21, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    As skilled nursing operators across the country try to find the best path forward for their facilities post-COVID, one option being considered by many, including the leadership team at Minnesota-based Health Dimensions Group, is a reduction in licensed beds. “A lot of providers right now are either being forced to resize or choosing to resize,” […] The post Health Dimensions Group CEO: Learn the Ins and Outs of Your Market Before Downsizing appeared first on Skilled Nursing News. […]

  • Future Leader: Shelley Li, Senior Regional Director of Operations, West Bay Senior Living
    by Tim Mullaney on October 21, 2021 at 9:30 pm

    The Future Leaders Awards program is brought to you in partnership with PointClickCare. The program is designed to recognize up-and-coming industry members who are shaping the next decade of senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice care. To see this year’s future leaders, visit Future Leaders online. Shelley Li, senior regional director of operations […] The post Future Leader: Shelley Li, Senior Regional Director of Operations, West Bay Senior Living appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]

  • In the Pipeline: Saint Therese Plans ‘Urbanist Village’ Community in Minn.; Virginia CCRC Completes $145M Highrise
    by Tim Regan on October 21, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Submissions are currently open. Sign up for SHN + to read this exclusive content. Individual Membership$400 per year Purchase Group2–5 members$360 per year* Purchase Need more than […] The post In the Pipeline: Saint Therese Plans ‘Urbanist Village’ Community in Minn.; Virginia CCRC Completes $145M Highrise appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]