Quality Care Properties Seeking Receiver for HCR ManorCare

Quality Care Properties is taking its issues with HCR ManorCare (the lack of full rent payments) one step further. Late yesterday QCP announced  that it is initiating a legal process to appoint an independent receiver to oversee the operation of the skilled nursing and assisted living properties that it owns which are leased to HCRMC. […]

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Sabra and Care Capital Properties Merger Is Passed

After some dissidents tried to torpedo the deal, shareholders decided bigger was better. Well, the vote is in, and it looks like the merger of Sabra Health Care REIT and Care Capital Properties will go through as planned. It wasn’t easy, and Sabra’s CEO Rick Matros had to deal with two dissident shareholders who controlled […]

LTC Properties Deals With A Problem

By now, most everyone has heard of the problems LTC Properties has had with one of its tenants, Anthem Memory Care. The REIT has a master lease covering 11 Anthem memory care properties located in California, Illinois, Colorado and Kansas. Stand-alone memory care communities, at least those developed recently, have come under some fire as […]

Genesis Healthcare Pulls Guidance

A lot of people have been nervous about the skilled nursing sector recently, given the deteriorating finances at HCR ManorCare and other companies. However, that has not seemed to impact acquisition prices in the market, at least for the better facilities and facilities in general in attractive markets. Genesis Healthcare is another company that has […]

Rehabilitation & Physical Therapy: M&A in the Changing Post-Acute Landscape

The rehabilitation and physical therapy M&A market has so far flown under the radar, even though the apparent need will only grow. Publicly traded companies are buying up inpatient rehab facilities, and private equity firms are building physical therapy platforms in major metro areas. But, the market is still very fragmented, which offers opportunities to […]

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Home Health Under New Pressure

New proposed reimbursement rules sent Kindred Healthcare and other home health stocks plunging, but it is necessary? Well, the home healthcare industry got hit with a jolt last week with proposed new reimbursement rules. The news sent Kindred Healthcare’s shares down 15%, which especially hurt since they are completing their exit from the skilled nursing […]