“The world of long-term care is changing very quickly,” says Richard Bane, president of BaneCare Management. "We are not what people typically associate with a nursing home". This episode looks at the past, present, and future of Skilled Nursing Facilities through the eyes of an administrator with 35 years of experience.


  1. Code of Federal Regulations on Administration:  42 CFR 483.7, cms.gov
  2. Code of Massachusetts regulations on Administration: 105 CMR 150, mass.gov
  3. McKnights Long Term Care News, August, 2018–5 Star ratings and readmissions
  4. “The Five-Star Rating System for Skilled Nursing: Perceptions and Effects”, www.lancasterpollard.com, June 10, 2017
  5. “Skilled Nursing Facility Star Rating, Patient Outcomes, and Readmission Risk After Total Joint Arthroplasty”, Journal of Arthroplasty, June, 2018
  6. American Health Care Association, ‘Quality Initiatives’, www.ahcancal.org
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