Texas, Nebraska Led Nation in Nursing Home Closures in 2022

February 2, 2023

Texas and Nebraska led the nation for most nursing home closures in 2022, with industry advocates citing inadequate Medicaid rates that have not kept pace with a tough economic and operating environment.

And advocates also caution that the latest numbers are likely understated, with even more facility closures occurring.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently shared that 135 nursing homes have closed their doors in the past year as the industry grapples with massive staffing shortages and rising operating costs complicated by high inflation and rising fuel prices.

Read the full story from Skilled Nursing News here.