Since the beginning of 2018, the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) has put 21 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) into receivership due to fiscal insolvency or serious deficiencies in care. The SNFs are located across the state; 18 were owned by out-of-state companies. On September 12, 2018, KDADS took over 90-bed Westview of Derby, and appointed Walnut Creek Management as manager. On August 31, 2018, KDADS took over 8-bed Village Estates assisted living and 45-bed Village Villa nursing facility owned by Pinnacle Management Company, and another, 41-bed Flint Hills Care Center Inc . . .