March 1, 2019

Daniel H. Walker
Chief Executive Officer and President
Pennant Group, Inc.
1675 East Riverside Drive
Suite 150
Eagle, Idaho 83616

       Re: Pennant Group, Inc.
           Registration Statement on Form 10 DRS
           Filed February 12, 2019
           File No. 377-02503

Dear Mr. Walker:

       We have reviewed your filing and have the following comments. In some of
comments, we may ask you to provide us with information so we may better
understand your

       Please respond to these comments within ten business days by providing
the requested
information or advise us as soon as possible when you will respond. If you do
not believe our
comments apply to your facts and circumstances, please tell us why in your

       After reviewing your response to these comments, we may have additional

Form 10 DRS filed February 12, 2019

Summary of the Spin-Off, page 18

1.     We note that the internal reorganization will include substantially all
of Ensign's senior
       living business. We also note that Ensign will continue to operate
assisted and
       independent living facilities based on disclosure in Exhibit 99.1 and
page 102. Please
       expand the disclosure to clarify any differences between senior living
facilities contributed
       to Pennant and assisted and independent living facilities retained by
Ensign. Please also
       clarify any methodology used by Ensign to allocate facilities to either
Ensign or Pennant
       in the internal reorganization.
Risk Factors
Our amended and restated certificate of incorporation will designate. . . ,
page 64

2.     We note your statement that your certificate of incorporation will
include a forum
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         selection provision identifying the Court of Chancery of the State of
Delaware as the sole
         and exclusive forum for litigation, including any "derivative action."
Please disclose
         whether this provision applies solely to state law claims. If it does
not apply solely to
         state law claims, then please note that that Section 27 of the
Exchange Act creates
         exclusive federal jurisdiction over all suits brought to enforce any
duty or liability created
         by the Exchange Act or the rules and regulations thereunder, and
Section 22 of the
         Securities Act creates concurrent jurisdiction for federal and state
courts over all suits
         brought to enforce any duty or liability created by the Securities Act
or the rules and
         regulations thereunder. If this provision is intended to apply solely
to state law claims,
         please also ensure that the exclusive forum provision in the amended
and restated
         bylaws states this clearly.
Unaudited Pro Forma Combined Financial Statements, page 81

3.       Please expand Note (1) to include the terms of the financing
transactions, such as interest
         rates, maturity dates and any material covenants, when available.
Also, it appears a pro
         forma income statement adjustment may be necessary to give effect to
the cost of any
         additional debt.
4.       Refer to disclosure regarding Ensign equity awards and bonuses on page
72. Please
         expand Note (2) to include the amount and methodology for determining
the Ensign
         equity awards and bonuses granted in connection with the spin-off.
Please separately
         disclose any ongoing impact of equity awards and bonuses from any
one-time expense for
         these awards and bonuses, if material.
5.       Please expand the disclosure in Note (5) to include the changes in
lease terms from the
         intercompany terms and the terms of the newly executed Ensign Leases.
Please also
         expand MD&A disclosure on page 109 accordingly. To the extent that the
Ensign Lease
         terms are materially different from previous intercompany leases,
please tell us how these
         changes impacted your impairment analysis for Goodwill and Other
6.       It appears a separate pro forma adjustment may be necessary to give
effect to the income
         tax effects of your pro forma income statement adjustments, calculated
based upon the
         statutory rate.
Our Business, page 85

7.       We note that you place considerable emphasis on your "innovative
operating model" and
         "independent operating subsidiaries." Please revise your discussion to
clarify how your
         operating model is innovative. In particular, provide a more robust
discussion of the basis
         of your belief that your operations have become the "employer of
choice" in the
         communities they serve, and how that degree of success is linked to
your business model.
         Please also explain how you organized your operating subsidiaries, and
whether this
         structure is different than how you operated these businesses prior to
the spin-off.
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Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Results of Operations, page 119

8.       Refer to disclosure on page 5 regarding regulations and reimbursement
changes effective
         January 2018. Please expand the discussion of results of operations to
quantify the impact
         on revenue and how these changes impact the comparability of revenues
from 2017 to
         2018, if material.
Liquidity and Capital Resources, page 126

9.       Please expand the disclosure to reflect any financing transactions
completed prior to the
         distribution. If financing is not obtained prior to the distribution,
please revise the
         disclosure on page 126 to detail the basis for your belief that you
will have sufficient cash
         to fund your operations without any additional financing funds.
Financial Statements, page F-1

10.      Please provide three years of audited financial statements for New
Ventures required for
         Exchange Act registration statements of Emerging Growth Companies that
are not also
         Smaller Reporting Companies.
Note 2. Basis of Presentation and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies
Cost Allocation, page F-8

11.      Refer to disclosure on page 6 that you operate industry-specific
Service Centers. Please
         tell us whether the industry-specific Service Center expenses of
Ensign for industries
         transferred to Pennant in the internal reorganization were allocated
to New Ventures.
         Also, tell us whether there were separate Service Centers for the
Senior Living segment in
         New Ventures and the Assisted and Independent Living segment for
Ensign. If not, tell us
         how you allocated the Service Center expenses for the Senior Living
12.      Refer to the disclosure of equity-based incentive plans on page F-8.
Please expand the
         disclosure to address how costs related to Ensign Subsidiaries'
employees that participate
         in the Ensign Plans are allocated Please revise the disclosure on page
114 accordingly.
13.      Refer to the disclosure of Goodwill on page F-11. Please expand the
disclosure of cost
         allocation to address the methodology used to allocate goodwill and
other intangible
Revenue Recognition, page F-9

14.      Refer to your Risk Factor disclosure on page 36 regarding the loss of
revenue while some
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      affiliated operations have been in denial of payment status due to
findings of continued
      regulatory deficiencies. Please tell us whether the loss of revenues was
material to any of
      the periods presented. If so, please expand the accounting policy to
explain how this loss
      of revenue was recognized during the periods presented. Please expand
      discussion of revenue sources on page 112 accordingly.
Leases and Leasehold Improvements, page F-11

15.   We note that your leases include renewals based on disclosure on page
F-27. Please
      expand the accounting policy disclosure to explain whether you include
lease renewals in
      the lease term used to accrue rent expense.
        We remind you that the company and its management are responsible for
the accuracy
and adequacy of their disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action
or absence of
action by the staff.

        You may contact Claire DeLabar, Staff Accountant, at (202) 551-3349 or
Robert S.
Littlepage, Accountant Branch Chief, at (202) 551-3361 if you have questions
comments on the financial statements and related matters. Please contact
Gregory Dundas,
Attorney-Advisor, at (202) 551-3436 or Larry Spirgel, Assistant Director, at
(202) 551-
3810 with any other questions.

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