News & Events

HDG in the News


“Business People – Kathy Karr has been promoted to vice president of consulting services “- Pioneer Press

“As Medicare Advantage Plans Slowly Migrate from RUG to PDPM, Providers Must Avoid Lost Payments” – Skilled Nursing News

“Transactions & Financings: Brookdale’s $160M Credit Facility; Westmont Living’s $58M Acquisition” – Retirement Community Living

“Business People – Sarah Friede has been promoted to senior director of recruitment and placement services” – Pioneer Press

“Health Dimensions Group to manage six new care communities” – Aitkin Age

“‘CMS is Watching’: Changing Therapy Patterns Raise Concerns About Skilled Nursing Audits, Care Quality” – Skilled Nursing News

“Tom Stitt has been named vice president of consulting services” – HFMA

“PDPM’s arrival brings reports of therapist layoffs, cuts” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Providers still scrambling to adjust as PDPM officially arrives” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Health Dimensions Group adds eight communities to portfolio?” – Senior Housing News

“Can million-dollar lifelines stop nursing homes from closing?” – Marketplace Morning Report

“How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Prepare for — and Avoid — Medicare Audits Under PDPM” – Skilled Nursing News

“Business People – Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey Named Senior Living Leader” – Pioneer Press

“Business People – Darrin Hull named EVP, Consulting” – Pioneer Press

“PDPM Could Create Risk-Sharing Opportunities, Headaches for Skilled Nursing” – Skilled Nursing News

“Payment Overhauls to Bring SNFs, Home Health Providers Closer Together” –  Regent Cares

“Skilled Nursing Dealmakers Could Be Overlooking PDPM’s Potential for ‘Biggest Year’ in Decades” – Skilled Nursing News

“Payment Overhauls to Bring SNFs, Home Health Providers Closer Together” – Home Health Care News

“People in the News” – McKnight’s Senior Living

“Where to Focus Your Efforts with PDPM Preparedness” – Elite Learning

“Despite Relief, PDPM Could Create Medicaid Headaches for Skilled Nursing Operators” – Skilled Nursing News

“‘All Systems Are Go’ at CMS for PDPM, But Not All Providers Are Ready” – Skilled Nursing News

“New management at Atrium of Racine, sale possible” – The Journal Times

“Top nursing home lobbying group calls for exemption from proposed $35K overtime threshold” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls Receives High Rating” – The Chippewa Herald

“Recognizing the 2019 Senior Living Leaders Under 40” – Senior Living Executive

“CMS Moves to Slow PDPM’s Impact on Medicaid Rates for Skilled Nursing Facilities” – Skilled Nursing News

“‘Unreasonable’ to Think Therapy Patterns Won’t Change Under PDPM” – Skilled Nursing News

“CMS expands what’s covered by Medicare Advantage, hoping to address social determinants of health” – McKnights’ Long-Term Care News

“As PDPM Nears, Providers Can’t Rely on Sunny CMS Projections to Succeed” – Skilled Nursing News

“Big rise: More than 43,000 jobs open in long-term care as leaders plot” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Why SNFs better start talking with the hospital down the street, or risk getting left in the dust” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“CMS Spells Out Expanded Skilled Nursing Waiver Requirements for ACOs” – Skilled Nursing News

“Opportunity and Crisis: Skilled Nursing Leaders Make Their Top Predictions for 2019” – Skilled Nursing News



“Despite Relief, PDPM Could Create Medicaid Headaches for Skilled Nursing Operators” – Skilled Nursing News

“4 trends that will affect senior living operators in 2019” – McKnight’s Senior Living

“Aging services experts highlight 11 long-term care trends for 2019” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Facing Declining Census, Struggling SNFs Turn to Assisted Living, Home Health”– Skilled Nursing News

“Adapt or Shut Down: How Smaller, Rural SNFs Can Ride Out the Storm” – Skilled Nursing News

“Atrium Health and Senior Living and its Lender Agree on Appointment of Receiver for Orderly Transition of 32 Wisconsin-Based Care Centers and 1 Michigan-Based Care Center to New Operators” – Press Release

“CMS Sends Message with Quick PDPM Approval: Change is Coming Fast” – Skilled Nursing News

“Theisen promoted at HDG” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“People in the News” – McKnight’s Senior Living

“CMS Grants Skilled Nursing $820 Million Raise in Final Payment Rule” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Tweaks to Bundled Payment Model Open Up New Skilled Nursing Opportunities” – Skilled Nursing News

“CEO transition a family affair at Health Dimensions Group” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“The Role of the Post-Acute Care Provider in CMS’ New Voluntary Payment Opportunity”– LeadingAge MN

“Movers and Shakers” – Senior Housing News

“Introducing Health Dimensions Group’s New CEO Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey”

“Payments Will Rise for Most Providers Under New Model, But Some Could Suffer” – Skilled Nursing News

“How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Control Their Bundled Payment Destiny” – Skilled Nursing News

“Specialization, Hospital Partnerships Can Boost Rural Skilled Nursing Facilities” – Skilled Nursing News

“Business People” – Star Tribune

“Business People” – Twin Cities Pioneer Press

“Movers and Shakers” – Senior Housing News

“2018 Will Bring Significant Financial and Regulatory Changes” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Perspectives on Aging, Care and Planning” – Advisor Magazine


October 2019

10/1 – 10/4 – Resource Center for Religious Institute National Conference
Darrin Hull and Renee’ Flis will be attending.

10/13 – 10/16 – AHCA/NCAL 2019 Annual Convention
Pam Klingfus will be presenting. Darrin Hull, and Craig Abbott will be in attendance.

10/13 – 10/16 – National PACE Association Annual Conference
Tom Stitt and Colin Higgins will be presenting.

10/27 – 10/30 – LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo
Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey, Craig Abbott, and Sarah Friede will be exhibiting.

November 2019

11/3 – 11/6 – PointClickCare Summit
Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey will be presenting. Leah Lindgren will be attending.