LeadingAge Insights


LeadingAge Insights is a powerful collection of tools - free to LeadingAge members - to help them better understand their organization's performance and market position. Insights gives skilled nursing members an edge over their competitors by offering these tools:

Market Position Reports by Avalere

Helps members understand how Medicare beneficiaries and health systems are using hospitals, SNFs and home health in their local markets. It will also help you understand rehospitalization rates for your organization and your competitors. The reports will include full readmission rates by all conditions (and selected conditions, matching those in new federal value-based purchasing programs) for all Medicare providers in a market area, as well as data on patient movement and lengths of stay.

Ask the Avalere Expert

Members may submit two questions via email every month about their reports to receive timely written answers from experts in the field.  

LeadingAge 5-Star Analysis for Nursing Homes

LeadingAge and LeadingAge New York have launched a new, quarterly reporting tool that uses the most recent Nursing Home Compare dataset to provides a comprehensive analysis of a nursing home’s CMS Five-Star Quality Rating. The reports identify specific areas where nursing homes should focus improvement efforts to improve resident care and increase their overall star rating.

The report includes information about the 3 main components of a Five-Star rating:

● Three previous health inspections.
● Staffing hours per resident day.
● 11 quality measures rating.

LeadingAge Quality Metrics

This interactive, easy-to-use data tool will assist nursing homes in analyzing how they measure up to their peers on a variety of key quality measures to demonstrate value and improve performance. Measures include short and long stay quality measures, staffing, deficiencies and more.

LeadingAge Survey and Certification Reports

Data reports for member nursing homes with their individual facility data compared to others in the state and nation.

Market Snapshot Reports

LeadingAge released a new series of reports in 2015 that focused on trends in long-term services and supports. For this inaugural release, information is presented on 8 different sectors that include data, comparisons to other sectors and member testimonials.

Ask the MDS Expert

A feature that allows members to receive real-time responses to MDS issues such as counting readmissions, dealing with fatal error messages and more. 

To access these tools, visit leadingage.org/insights and log on with your current LeadingAge username and password.