FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Hanson Jeffrey T
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV, Inc. [ NONE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
CEO & Chairman of the Board
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O GRIFFIN-AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REIT IV,, INC., 18191 VON KARMAN AVE., STE. 300
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

5/22/2017
(Street)

IRVINE, CA 92612
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class I Common Stock   5/22/2017     P    1188   (1) A $9.21   9916   I   By Jeffrey T Hanson and April L Hanson Family Rev Trust DTD 06/14/2005   (2)
Class T Common Stock                  2188   D    
Class T Common Stock                  20206   I   By Jeffrey T Hanson and April L Hanson Family Rev Trust DTD 06/14/2005   (3)
Class T Common Stock                  1458   I   By April Hanson IRA   (4)
Class T Common Stock                  2917   I   By Crescentridge Inc 401K Plan   (5)
Class T Common Stock                  19479   I   By JTH Holdings LLC DBPP   (6)
Class T Common Stock                  20833   I   By Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV Advisor, LLC   (7)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The reported shares of Class I common stock were acquired at $9.21 per share by Mr. Hanson pursuant to an Executive Stock Purchase Plan between Mr. Hanson and the Issuer, entered into on 12/30/2016.
(2)  The reported shares of Class I common stock are held directly by Jeffrey T Hanson and April L Hanson Family Rev Trust DTD 06/14/2005, and indirectly by Mr. Hanson and April L Hanson, Trustees.
(3)  The reported shares of Class T common stock are held directly by Jeffrey T Hanson and April L Hanson Family Rev Trust DTD 06/14/2005, and indirectly by Mr. Hanson and April L Hanson, Trustees.
(4)  The reported shares of Class T common stock are owned by April Hanson through her investment retirement account. April Hanson is the wife of the reporting person.
(5)  The reported shares of Class T common stock are owned by Mr. Hanson through his 401(k) plan.
(6)  The reported shares of Class T common stock are held directly in a defined benefit pension plan, of which Mr. Hanson serves as Trustee.
(7)  The reported shares of Class T common stock are owned by Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV Advisor, LLC ("GAHRIV Advisor"). Mr. Hanson serves as a managing director of American Healthcare Investors, LLC, the managing member of GAHRIV Advisor, and as such, may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of such common stock. Mr. Hanson disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Hanson Jeffrey T
C/O GRIFFIN-AMERICAN HEALTHCARE REIT IV,
INC., 18191 VON KARMAN AVE., STE. 300
IRVINE, CA 92612
X
CEO & Chairman of the Board

Signatures
/s/ JEFFREY T. HANSON 5/24/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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