Post-Acute Care Survey

About the Survey

The 2018 survey is CLOSED.

This survey is conducted to create three different By the Numbers lists: Largest post-acute companies; Largest skilled-nursing companies; and, Largest rehabilitation providers. The survey is intended for U.S. companies whose primary business is long-term or post-acute care, and that own or operate two or more service locations. This survey was first published in 1999.

Most Recent Survey Results: Post-acute care providers, 2018

View past survey results:
Post-acute care providers, 2017, Post-acute care providers, 2016, Post-acute care providers, 2015, Largest rehabilitation providers, 2015; Largest skilled-nursing companies, 2015; Largest post-acute care companies: 2014; Largest rehabilitation providers: 2014; Largest post-acute care companies: 2013; Largest rehabilitation providers: 2013; Largest post-acute care companies: 2012; Largest rehabilitation providers: 2012; Largest skilled-nursing companies: 2012

View past survey respondents: 2018, 2017; 2016; 2015; 2014; 2013

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can my company participate?
A: To participate, fill out the survey form on behalf of your company and turn it in before the stated deadline. You may add your information to our notification database so that you can receive an e-mail link to the survey once it is open for participation.

Q: When will the survey open?
A: The 2019 survey is TBD.

Q: When is the completed survey form due?
A: The 2018 survey closed on October 8.

Q: What happens with this survey's results?
A: The data collected from this survey goes to create three different ranked lists that will be featured in the By the Numbers section of Modern Healthcare and offered online. Visit our Research & Data Center for the most recent Post-Acute Care Survey results.

Q: When will the results be published?
A: The 2018 Post-Acute Care Survey results appeared in the Oct. 22 issue of Modern Healthcare.

Q: How much does it cost to participate?
A: There is no cost to participate in this survey.

Q: Can we still send in information if the deadline has passed?
A: Yes, the link will still be active for you to submit online. However, your information will not be taken into consideration for the survey results. A late submission will not be considered for participation. It will, however, be saved into the database so that it can be accessed for next year's survey.

Q: Who can I contact with questions about this survey?
A: Megan Caruso, research associate, at or 312-649-5471.

Advertising opportunities

For information on Survey Sponsorships, please contact Ilana Klein, advertising director of Modern Healthcare, at or 312-649-5311.


For information on color reprints and surveys, please contact Lauren Melesio at or 212-210-0707. Available reprint options are detailed online.

Enhanced respondent listing

If you participated one of our surveys and would be interested in purchasing and/or renewing your enhanced respondents listing please e-mail Jennifer McCullough at

Modern Healthcare's survey results data, unless otherwise specified, are a copyrighted product of Crain Communications Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction or use of the result charts, rankings and database contents in any manner other than as allowed under this license agreement is strictly prohibited. The copyrighted charts, lists and database contents may not be copied, shared, resold, redistributed, sublicensed or publicly displayed on a website without the permission of Modern Healthcare. This restriction applies to lists of selected data that the licensee may create from using the database contents.



Loading Comments Loading comments...