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Complete Your Continuum: The Top Three Factors Behind Successful Partnerships in Post-Acute Care
12/12/2016

Complete Your Continuum: The Top Three Factors Behind Successful Partnerships in Post-Acute Care

In a health care industry that is transitioning from a fee-for-service model to a value-based reimbursement system, hospitals are selling outcomes, not procedures. This shift has had a substantial impact on health care delivery and treatment, especially in regard to hospitals’ partnerships with post-acute care providers.

The Future of Rural Health Care: Challenges and Solutions
12/11/2016

The Future of Rural Health Care: Challenges and Solutions

Few topics are as emotional and personal as health care. Imagine your child breaking an arm playing football in the backyard, your mother calling to relay some bad news about your father’s health after a visit to the doctor or your sibling telling you about an upcoming battle with cancer. Fear, anger, sorrow, uncertainty and other emotions flood over you instantly. It’s inevitable that everyone will face health care issues in one form or another.

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 is likely to enact significant regulatory and reimbursement changes in the near future wasn’t enough, long-term care providers also end 2016 with a new 700-page rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Keeping It Affordable: Update on New LIHPRHA Rules
12/9/2016

Keeping It Affordable: Update on New LIHPRHA Rules

Preserving, improving and increasing the stock of affordable multifamily rental units across the nation is a perennial goal of both the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the affordable housing industry in general. Unfortunately, sometimes a housing owner’s best option from a financial perspective is to convert their affordable units to market-rate. In response, HUD has issued new guidelines meant to incentivize owners to keep their units affordable.

An Immediate Success: Rivers Edge Apartments
12/8/2016

An Immediate Success: Rivers Edge Apartments

Located within a couple miles of historic Camden, South Carolina, Rivers Edge Apartments is an 80-unit rural family development that consists of 14 one- and two-story townhome buildings and a community center. The quaint residential neighborhood is just minutes away from ample shopping and dining as well as the National North Carolina Cup racetrack.