State of Skilled Nursing Facilities Today, Planning for the Future

Mar 28, 2022 | CMS' PBJ Policies, Nursing HPRD & Turnover

State of Skilled Nursing Facilities Today, Planning for the Future

An American Health Care Association’s (AHCA) report produced by CLA on the state of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) industry was publicly released in March. It highlighted the financial struggles SNFs have and continue to weather in 2022 and beyond.

While the AHCA report is concerning, we can also view it as an opportunity to look at where the industry is going and how to better align with that. The AHCA press release focused on four key findings, each of which would be stressful but imagine nursing home leaders concurrently weathering all four. That’s our focus for today. What are the four key findings and what can nursing home leaders do today to put themselves on the path of recovery? Some of the answers include strategic planning, operational assessments, and self-evaluation. Nursing facilities should work now to determine changes that can be made – clinically, operationally, and financially – for better or more strategic outcomes.




March 28, 2022


Boese, Jennifer. “State of Skilled Nursing Facilities Today, Planning for the Future.” Health Care Innovation and Insight Blog, 28 Mar. 2022,

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