Preferred Population Health Management is trying to get hospital systems, health insurers and area agencies on aging to use a set of tools and techniques to help dementia patients and their families—tools that were developed by the medical staff at Eskenazi Health, the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute.
The family's American Senior Communities is the dominant nursing home company in Indiana, with 94 long-term care facilities.
Trilogy Health Services LLC, which operates more than 70 senior-living facilities in Indiana, is being acquired. The company has at least 14 properties in central Indiana, including two in Indianapolis.
Gov. Mike Pence announced Friday he would let the bill become law without his signature despite his concerns about restricting free-market principles.
The state Senate voted 36-12 Tuesday to give final approval to the bill, sending it to Gov. Mike Pence.
Indiana would have a three-year moratorium on construction of most new nursing homes under a proposal the state House narrowly approved Tuesday.
BHI Senior Living, an Indianapolis not-for-profit that’s spent more than half a century serving retirees, could be poised to go from incremental to exponential growth—all thanks to the aging of the baby boom generation.
The two sides duking it out over a construction ban on nursing homes spent more than $475,000 over six months to win lawmakers to their sides—a spike of 37 percent over previous years. And that kind of high-stakes fight is about to happen again.