The Case For And Against a Nursing Home Industry Crisis

Ken BellLTC News

Skilled Nursing News (07/25/2022) – Whether it’s uttered during an interview, highlighted during an industry conference or referenced in a news release, I’ve heard and seen the word “crisis” quite often during my time reporting on the skilled nursing industry.

And it’s not surprising the word has been used so frequently. Covid-19 was a global crisis that hit the nursing home sector with particular ferocity, and its aftermath includes a staggering workforce shortage and historically high inflation. Public policy also compounds these intense challenges, as the industry’s largest trade groups routinely trumpet. Full story »