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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   March 2, 2012

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland 000-54371 26-4008719
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
4000 MacArthur Boulevard, West Tower, Suite 200, Newport Beach, California   92660
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (949) 270-9200

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On or about March 2, 2012, we distributed an Investor Update Letter, or the Investor Letter, regarding: (i) the recent filing of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy by Grubb & Ellis Company, our former sponsor; (ii) our independent directors' election to terminate our former sponsorship by Grubb & Ellis Company and all operational ties with that company; and (iii) our completion of the transition from Grubb & Ellis Company to a new co-sponsorship arrangement with American Healthcare Investors LLC and Griffin Capital Corporation. The full text of the Investor Letter is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.

The information furnished under this Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc. Investor Letter, dated March 2, 2012


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc.
March 2, 2012   By:   /s/ Jeffrey T. Hanson
        Name: Jeffrey T. Hanson
        Title: Chief Executive Officer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Inc. Investor Letter, dated March 2, 2012