AHCA/NCAL's Parkinson Named "Most Influential,” “Top Lobbyist” for 2022

Advocacy; AHCA/NCAL Updates; Awards and Recognition

Mark Parkinson, President and CEO of American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), has been selected as one of Modern Healthcare's “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare" and “Top Lobbyists" by The HillThis is the third year in a row Parkinson was on Modern Healthcare's list, and the 10th year running, he appeared on The Hill's.

Being chosen as one of the most influential people in health care signifies Parkinson's continued efforts to make a lasting change and to fulfill the AHCA/NCAL's mission of improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care.

“I am humbled to be included among so many other incredible advocates and decision makers within in DC and the health care space. I consider these honors to be a reflection of our entire AHCA/NCAL membership—it takes thousands of us working together to make policymakers understand what's happening on the ground and what solutions are needed to improve long term care," says Parkinson.

As one of the “Top Lobbyists" in the Associations category, Mark leads AHCA/NCAL as an active participant in shaping various policies that impact the health care industry and the long term care sector.

“We will continue to make our voices heard and stand up for our residents, our staff, and the future of this sector that is a critical component of the health care system."

To see a full list of both awards, please visit The Hill's website and Modern Healthcare's website.