2023 National Quality Award Applications Now Available

Quality Award; Quality
​​The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program is excited to announce that the 2023 application year is now open. 

We encourage members to take advantage of this additional time to download application packets and materials and to begin reviewing and gathering relevant data early.​

The National Quality Award Program is a rigorous three-level process (Bronze, Silver, and Gold) that evaluates an organization's capabilities against nationally recognized standards for excellence. The program provides a pathway to improved outcomes in areas including care, workforce, leadership and operations. 

The Value of Applying
  • An outside perspective 
  • Learning from the feedback
  • Team building 
  • Becoming stronger and more resilient 
  • A focus on results
  • Recognition and pride
  • A commitment to the process leads to better occupancy rates and prepare providers to meet regulatory demands.

  • May 9 - Application packets and materials available to download
  • May 16-18 - Quality Award workshops, sessions and LED Talks at Quality Summit
  • September 15 - Portal opens for application and Intent to Apply (ITA) submissions
  • October 9-12 – AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo​ and 2022 Quality Award Ceremony 
  • November 15​ – ITA deadline
  • January 26, 2023 – Application deadline
  • Summer 2023 – Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award notifications


Email the National Quality Award team at qualityaward@ahca.org.