ROANOKE, Va. – One of the biggest nursing facilities in Virginia is in the process of changing ownership, according to documents 10 News uncovered.
The change would affect 30 nursing homes currently owned by Medical Facilities of America, accounting for 4,000 beds across the state, with many being in Southwest and Central Virginia.
A 10 News Investigation found documents filed with the Virginia Department of Health asking for a Change of Ownership (CHOW) for 30 health and rehabilitation facilities in the following locations: Albermarle, Appomattox, Bayside, Beaufont, Berkshire, Bowling Green, Burke, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Culpeper, Franklin, Gretna, Hanover, Harrisonburg, Henrico, Lake Manassas, Louisa, Lynchburg, Norfolk, Parham, Piney Forest, Princess Anne, Pulaski, Raleigh Court, Regency, Riverside, Salem, Springtree, Stanleytown and Virginia Beach.
The Virginia Department of Health says the company is Innovative Healthcare Management and the change of ownership documents were filed March 18, with an effective date listed as June 1, 2021.
Innovative Healthcare Management is based in Richmond and, according to its website, operates five rehabilitation and nursing centers:
- Glenburnie Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Richmond
- Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Richmond
- Colonial Heights Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Colonial Heights
- Wonder City Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hopewell
- Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Chilhowie
The company is privately held and has between 201-500 employees according to LinkedIn.