Why more long-term care operators are being nudged

There is a continuing debate in long-term care about whether future success is in healthcare-focused (upstream) or service-focused (downstream) services. The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care recently released results from their survey that asked about acuity levels among new residents. The overwhelming response from skilled care, assisted living and independent living operators…

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HHS Extends American Rescue Plan Spending Deadline for States to Expand and Enhance Home- and Community-Based Services for People with Medicaid

On June 3, 2022 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), notified states that they now have until March 31, 2025 to use the funding previously made available by the American Rescue Plan (ARP).  States originally had a three-year period — from April 1, 2021…