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There are 1,206 nursing facilities and 1,819 assisted living facilities, for a combined total of 3,025 facilities. (DADS, 2015)

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Skilled nursing facilities are the second largest health care employer in the nation. (Avelere Health)

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The number of Texans 65 and older is supposed to double over the next 20 years. But by 2040 those over 65 in Texas will triple. Those over 85 will quadruple by 2050.

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80 to 85 percent of Texas nursing home residents are dependent upon either Medicare or Medicaid funding for their care. (THCA Legislative Committee on Aging)

27 Texas SNFs were honored with the 2010-11 Excellence in Action Award from My InnerView, a national, independent research firm. The honor recognizes nursing homes that achieve the highest levels of satisfaction excellence, as demonstrated by overall customer or workforce satisfaction scores that fall within the top 10 percent of My InnerView’s database—the largest skilled nursing facility database of its kind in the United States. (MyInnerview.com)

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According to 2012 Medicaid Cost Report data, 75% of Texas nursing homes reported allowable costs that exceeded Medicaid reimbursement.

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The 2012 nationwide Medicaid funding shortfall for SNFs tops $7 billion. (American Health Care Association)

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55% of residents in Texas nursing homes have been medically diagnosed with dementia.