Long-Term Optimism Boosting Skilled Bed Prices Despite Low Occupancy

By Alex Spanko | November 25, 2018Investment in skilled nursing facilities hasn’t slowed down despite persistent dark clouds surrounding the industry’s outlook. One of the overarching themes this past conference season — including at the summits held by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) —

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The ABCs of Medicare Advantage STAR Ratings

“Why are payers still struggling with a lot of complicated tasks? What holds the key to solving their problems?” Would you be surprised if the answer to the above question is patients themselves? Although payers are fairly young in the US healthcare dynamics, they have become a substantial element in the transforming value-based healthcare. Considering

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Aetna Announces Biggest Medicare Advantage Expansion in Its History

Oct 22 2018 Dateline City: HARTFORD, Conn. Aetna’s 2019 Medicare plans offer enhanced benefits and greater value HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced its 2019 Medicare plans, featuring expanded plan options with low or $0 monthly plan premiums in many areas, enhanced benefits and a more personalized member experience. “We are proud to be a leader

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