NIC Notes

By John Ruffier, Chair of the Lowndes Senior Housing Practice Group In case you are not one of the over 3,000 people attending the 2019 NIC Fall Conference in Chicago, we thought we’d share a …

How Will Medicare Rule Changes Affect Senior Housing Communities?

By John Ruffier Since the 1970s, Medicare beneficiaries have had the ability to receive Medicare benefits through private health plans (mainly Health Maintenance Organizations) as an alternative to the traditional Medicare program administered by the …

Resident Default.

By: Shawn Rader. When a resident has failed to pay their monthly fee,  what remedy does the ALF owner have under Florida law?  It is not the same as a residential eviction under Chapter 83 …

Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $8.25 in 2018

By: Rachel D. Gebaide & and Timothy C. Haughee Florida’s minimum wage will increase effective January 1, 2018 as follows: Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 15 cents from $8.10 to $8.25 per hour. Florida’s …

Ryan Says Tax Reform Coming, But Later This Year

By: Amanda Wilson On Friday, House Speaker Ryan stated publicly that tax reform legislation will be included in one of two must pass budget resolutions this year, but it will be included in the fiscal …