Frequently Ask Questions

  • Who is Formation Healthcare Group?

    Formation Healthcare Group is an industry-leading clinical consulting group that specializes in assessing, analyzing and monitoring quality and regulatory measures of senior housing and long-term care operations. Our goal is to define clinical and operating trends that may lead to regulatory risk, financial exposure and/or potential liability. We can be reached at any time at

  • Who uses PARA-SCOPE® Reports?

    Lenders, operators, investors, researchers, marketers, long term care insurance providers, management companies, and other business stakeholders use PARA-SCOPE® to monitor assets, analyze and track performance, perform due diligence on potential acquisitions, compare performance to competitors in the marketplace, establish benchmarks, assess potential risks, and identify areas for further analysis.

  • What data sources are used in PARA-SCOPE®?

    PARA-SCOPE® currently includes data reported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, American Health Care Association, and proprietary predictive risk models developed by Formation Healthcare Group.

  • How frequently is the PARA-SCOPE® data updated?

    PARA-SCOPE® data is updated on a monthly basis as new data becomes available, typically by the last week of the month.

  • How do I receive my report after I run it?

    An excel version of the report will automatically download (usually at the bottom of your screen and also in your Downloads folder). A copy of the report will also be emailed to the email address you registered your account under.

  • How many Skilled Nursing Facilities can I include in one report?

    The number will depend on your subscription level and ranges from 1-600 facilities per report.

  • How many reports can I run?

    Multiple subscription levels are offered to meet your needs, from one-time reports to monthly or annual subscriptions allowing unlimited reports to be run for those time periods.

  • Can I save a group of Skilled Nursing Facilities to run on a recurring basis?

    The ability to save a group of facilities is not currently available via the website, however you can paste the same group of provider numbers into the search box from a list you save on your computer. You can also subscribe to FHG’s Quality In-Cite® Database and which will enable users to run PARA-SCOPE® and other analytics on real-time survey data from a customized dashboard directly through Quality In-Cite®.

  • How can I find out what is causing the predictive likelihood for an adverse event to be so high for a particular facility?

    Please contact for information on receiving a custom Trigger Report identifying areas of greatest impact for predictive risk.

  • Help! I forgot my username or password.

    If you forgot your password, use the Forgot Password link on the login page to reset your password securely. If you forgot your username, please contact to reset.