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Upheaval in the nursing home sector is increasing the need for Medicaid-based assisted living.
This was one of the key takeaways from my meetings last week at the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) annual conference in Denver. Given that AHCA is the largest association of U.S. nursing home providers, the concerns of these providers dominated the event — and they are facing a multitude of challenges, including the “policy nightmare” of a proposed federal staffing mandate, along with ongoing financial and operational stresses that are already leading to facility closures across the country.
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