2022 Quality Summit

The Summit programming is designed for quality practitioners at all levels. From sessions showcasing the innovative practices of providers across the country, peer-to-peer idea exchanges, new solutions from sponsor partners, and informative keynote speakers; you will leave with information and ideas that you can implement as soon as you return to your centers and communities.


 Registration

Attendee Eligibility

Attendee registration for this event is exclusively for long term care and post-acute care providers. Registration and attendance for companies and individuals who sell or market products and/or services to provider organizations is limited to sponsorship opportunities. AHCA/NCAL reserves the right to grant final approval for all registrants to attend this conference.

Registration Rates

Deadline: Thursday, May 5, 2022
  • AHCA/NCAL Member: $500
  • First-Time Attendee (Member): $400
  • Each Additional Member, from same facility: $450
  • State Executive Member: $325
  • Attendee Non-Member: $695
  • Discounted Quality Award Examiners: $300

All registrations include:

  • The opportunity to earn up to 11.0 CEs
  • Two Breakfasts, luncheon, and two evening networking receptions

 

General Information

Substitutions
Substitutions will be allowed up to five (5) calendar days prior to the conference.  Conference registration changes and/or substitutions must be made in writing via fax to (415) 293-4743. (Attn: AHCA/NCAL Registration), or contact the Quality Summit Registration Support Center

Cancellations/Refunds
Cancellations received on or before Thursday, May 5, 2022, will be refunded minus a $75.00 administrative fee. Any change or cancellation must be made in writing.  Refunds will not be issued after Thursday, May 5, 2022. Refunds will be processed within five (5) days following the end of the conference. Refunds or credits will not be made on no-shows. 
 
Conference Attire
Business casual attire is suitable for all meetings, sessions, and receptions. Please remember to bring a sweater or jacket for air-conditioned rooms.
 
By registering for and/or attending the event, I acknowledge and agree that photographs, video, and other recordings of the event may be taken by AHCA/NCAL or parties acting on behalf of AHCA/NCAL and that these photographs, video, and other recordings may be used by AHCA/NCAL in any media now known or later invented for any purpose related to AHCA/NCAL’s mission, including educational, promotional, and awareness-related use. I give to AHC/NCAL unlimited permission to use my name, likeness, image, statements, and other information I may give to AHCA/NCAL whether through registration, at the event, or otherwise that may be necessary for AHCA/NCAL to make use of its rights in photographs, video, and other recordings.

 Hotel & Travel Information

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Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34746
 

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM


Make Your Reservation Early!

Convention Management Resources Inc., (CMR) is AHCA/NCAL’s Quality Summit official registration and housing company. Please register and make your hotel reservation online at (link to be provided by CMR). Registration is required to secure your hotel reservation.

Room Rates & Taxes

AHCA/NCAL has arranged for special group rates of $279.00 per night single or double occupancy plus appropriate tax and service charges. This rate will be extended two days prior to and after the conference dates, based on availability.  Reservations must be made by Thursday, May 5, 2022. Reservation requests made after this hotel deadline will be based on availability at the prevailing rate determined by the hotel. The hotel requires a first-night deposit of room and tax to guarantee accommodations. For more information about housing, please visit our official housing website.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Networking Activities

PLEASE NOTE: All activities are open to all conference guests and occur simultaneously on Thursday, March 21. Choose one of these exciting options!

Golf Outing

Location: TPC Tampa Bay
Cost:  $115 per golfer (includes round-trip transportation)
Time:
12:00pm (The required pace of play for TPC Tampa Bay is 4 hours 22 minutes)

 
The Bobby Weed designed 18-hole course earned a 4.5-star rating from Golf Digest and is one of the top five courses in Florida according to Florida Golf Magazine. This course is one of two in Tampa Bay designated as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Golf package includes green fees, cart fees, and practice facility privileges. Golf clubs and shoes are available for an additional cost. Includes lunch.

Paddle Board and Kayak Tour

Location: Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
Cost:  $72 per person
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00 pm

Get out on the water for a two-hour tour on either a paddleboard or kayak. Spend time on the beach at Davis Island, and enjoy the sunshine and good company before returning to the Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina. Includes lunch.


Mixology Class

Location: Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, Pool Deck
Cost:  $64 per person
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00 pm
 
The Mixology Class will entail 2 cocktails (hands on for all participants), along with hors d’ oeuvres that will complement the drinks. Join your IO Peers for this fun class!

 Health & Safety Protocols

We value the health, safety and well-being of our members and the residents they care for above all else. We have been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 and the Omicron/Delta variants, CDC guidance and state/local mandates. Based on these factors, the following health and safety protocols will be in effect for the 2022 AHCA/NCAL Quality Summit at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL.

All those attending in person will be required to:
  1. Provide proof you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 To be considered fully vaccinated, you must be two weeks past your second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks past a single-dose vaccine (J&J/Janssen)
  2. Based on Osceola County (FL) and Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center health and safety standards, facial covering/mask are recommended, when exiting, or moving throughout indoor, public common areas, including indoor meeting and event spaces.

Additional information regarding providing proof of vaccination is forthcoming. Please check this page frequently for updates.

In the meantime, should you have any questions about this policy, or if you wish to discuss accommodations for special circumstances (i.e., medical, or religious), please direct your inquiries to meetings@ahca.org.

Anyone who has experienced COVID-19 symptoms, tested positive for COVID-19, or been exposed to a COVID-19 positive individual within the last 14 days prior to attending the conference should stay home to avoid the risk of infecting others.

The Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center COVID-19 Health and Safety cleanliness standards include contactless service, deeper and more frequent cleaning, and an emphasis on hygiene and cleanliness with hand sanitizing stations for guests in high touch-point areas and public spaces.



​CMS Keynote Speaker

 Lee A. Fleisher, MD

leefleisher.pngLee A. Fleisher, MD, was named the Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in July 2020. In this capacity, he is responsible for executing all national clinical, quality, and safety standards for healthcare facilities and providers, as well as establishing coverage determinations for items and services that improve health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries. He is also Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. From 2004 through July 2020, he was the Robert D. Dripps Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He remains a Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute. Read More

Fleisher received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, from which he received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011. His research focuses on perioperative cardiovascular risk assessment and reduction, measurement of quality of care, decision making, implementation of cultural change and health policy. He has received numerous federal, industry and foundation grants related to these subjects and has published 175+ original articles, over 200 editorials, reviews and book chapters, and nine books and collaborates with anthropologists, sociologists, as well as faculty from law, business and nursing.

He was Treasurer of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Finance Committee of the National Quality Forum. He was a member of the Care Transformation Forum (CTF) of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) He is currently an Affiliated Faculty of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. In 2007, he was elected to membership of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Sciences and served on Committees of the NAM.

Summit Agenda

 Monday, May 16

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 Tuesday, May 17

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 Wednesday, May 18

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 ‭(Hidden)‬ Special Thanks!

AHCA/NCAL would like to recognize the Quality Cabinet Committees​ ​

  • AHCA Quality Improvement Committee
  • NCAL Quality Committee
  • AHCA Survey/Regulatory Committee
  • AHCA Clinical Practice Committee
  • AHCA/NCAL Customer Experience Committee
  • AHCA/NCAL Workforce Committee
  • AHCA/NCAL Emergency Preparedness and Life Safety Committee