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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...

Presidential Positions: Where the Candidates Stand on Health Care, Housing
10/7/2016

Presidential Positions: Where the Candidates Stand on Health Care, Housing

In seemingly every presidential election, we are told by pundits and politicos that this particular contest represents the starkest choice between two vastly opposed ideologies that we’ve seen...

Opportunities Abound: Health Care Tax-Exempt Capital Markets Update
8/10/2016

Opportunities Abound: Health Care Tax-Exempt Capital Markets Update

In an increasingly regulated health care industry with its fair share of challenges, organizations are always on the lookout for opportunities to access low-cost capital to improve and/or expand...

Care for All: Financing and Development Considerations for Affordable Assisted Living Facilities
6/13/2016

Care for All: Financing and Development Considerations for Affordable Assisted Living Facilities

Providing compassionate care to the elderly is a core tenet of our society. Unfortunately, there is currently a growing gap in the continuum of care spectrum for lower- to middle-income seniors. As...

A Shift in Care: Protecting Access to Medicare Act
4/8/2016

A Shift in Care: Protecting Access to Medicare Act

The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), like a lot of legislation, is based on a noble intention and is full of trade-offs, benefits and drawbacks. Overall, the Act aims to move the health care...

The Costs of Clinical Risk
2/5/2016

The Costs of Clinical Risk

The nursing home industry has often been described as one of the most regulated industries in the country. This is not surprising, as nursing homes care for the most fragile individuals within the...

Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals: Can They Be Financed?
12/6/2015

Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals: Can They Be Financed?

Although long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) have been around for some time, they have historically been lost in the shuffle by financiers. While many may compare them to a traditional skilled...

Granting Seniors Independence: Assisted Living Conversion Program
10/13/2015

Granting Seniors Independence: Assisted Living Conversion Program

In the last feature article of The Capital Issue, we discussed supportive living facilities and Medicaid waivers as two methods of addressing the wave of low- and moderate-income seniors who...

Supportive Living Facilities and Medicaid Waivers: Addressing the Wave of Low- and Moderate-Income Seniors
8/7/2015

Supportive Living Facilities and Medicaid Waivers: Addressing the Wave of Low- and Moderate-Income Seniors

In 2011, the Baby Boomer wave began to crash upon the shores of retirement. By 2030, 72.8 million Americans will be over the age of 65, an increase from 43.1 million in 2012. While developments in...

King v. Burwell Decision Looming: Preparing for the Possible Outcomes
6/5/2015

King v. Burwell Decision Looming: Preparing for the Possible Outcomes

A familiar scenario presents itself—summer has arrived and the health care industry eagerly awaits a Supreme Court decision that could topple the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Three years after...