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  • Report: Nursing Homes Down 221,000 Jobs Since Start Of Pandemic
    11.10.2021
    While other health care facilities have reached or surpassed pre-pandemic staffing levels, long term care facilities are still experiencing substantial job losses according to the latest October employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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  • Survey: Nearly Every U.S. Nursing Home And Assisted Living Community Is Facing A Workforce Crisis
    9.22.2021
    In a September survey, 86% of nursing homes and 77% of assisted living providers said their workforce situation has gotten worse over the last three months.
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  • Report: Nursing Home Cases Through July 18, 2021
    7.30.2021
    COVID-19 cases in U.S. nursing homes remain at historic lows. The small number of homes experiencing news cases are primarily located in communities with high spread and low vaccination rates.
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  • Survey Of Nursing Homes And Assisted Living Providers Shows Long Term Care Industry Still Facing Serious Economic Crisis
    6.29.2021
    The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) conducted a survey of 616 nursing homes and 122 assisted living communities on their financial challenges.
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  • Letter: Coalition Offers State Department Solutions to Expedite Visas for Migrant Nurses
    11.11.2021
    A long term care coalition, led by AHCA/NCAL, writes Secretary of State Blinken requesting assistance in prioritizing immigration visas for international nurses to help address the industry's labor crisis.
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  • Letter: AHCA/NCAL Sends Letter To Federal Trade Commission On Staff Agency Price Gouging
    10.20.2021
    The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living sent a letter this week to Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Lina Khan, requesting assistance with an anticompetitive practice with direct care staffing agencies.
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  • Letter: Coalition Urges White House to Prioritize Long Term Care Residents for Monoclonal Antibodies
    10.20.2021
    AHCA/NCAL, The Society for Post-Acute Care and Long-Term Care Medicine, and American Society of Consultant Pharmacists urge government to prioritize long term care for monoclonal antibodies due to current shortage.
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  • Letter: AHCA/NCAL Urges Biden Administration to Consider Implications of Vaccination Policy
    8.20.2021
    The letter encourages HHS and CMS to strengthen the Administration's vaccination mandate for nursing homes by including all health care settings and provide resources to support providers in their efforts.
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Letter: Coalition Offers State Department Solutions to Expedite Visas for Migrant Nursespdf11/11/2021 5:00:00 AMA long term care coalition, led by AHCA/NCAL, writes Secretary of State Blinken requesting assistance in prioritizing immigration visas for international nurses to help address the industry's labor crisis.
Report: Nursing Homes Down 221,000 Jobs Since Start Of Pandemicpdf11/10/2021 5:00:00 AMWhile other health care facilities have reached or surpassed pre-pandemic staffing levels, long term care facilities are still experiencing substantial job losses according to the latest October employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Letter: AHCA/NCAL Sends Letter To Federal Trade Commission On Staff Agency Price Gougingpdf10/20/2021 4:00:00 AMThe American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living sent a letter this week to Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Lina Khan, requesting assistance with an anticompetitive practice with direct care staffing agencies.
Letter: Coalition Urges White House to Prioritize Long Term Care Residents for Monoclonal Antibodiespdf10/20/2021 4:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL, The Society for Post-Acute Care and Long-Term Care Medicine, and American Society of Consultant Pharmacists urge government to prioritize long term care for monoclonal antibodies due to current shortage.
Survey: Nearly Every U.S. Nursing Home And Assisted Living Community Is Facing A Workforce Crisispdf9/22/2021 4:00:00 AMIn a September survey, 86% of nursing homes and 77% of assisted living providers said their workforce situation has gotten worse over the last three months.
Letter: AHCA/NCAL Urges Biden Administration to Consider Implications of Vaccination Policypdf8/20/2021 4:00:00 AMThe letter encourages HHS and CMS to strengthen the Administration's vaccination mandate for nursing homes by including all health care settings and provide resources to support providers in their efforts.
Letter: AHCA/NCAL Asks HHS to Immediately Distribute Remaining Provider Relief Fundspdf8/9/2021 4:00:00 AMTo support providers as they battle the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant and keep the most vulnerable safe, AHCA/NCAL asks that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) release Phase IV and additional Provider Relief funds immediately.
Report: Nursing Home Cases Through July 18, 2021pdf7/30/2021 4:00:00 AMCOVID-19 cases in U.S. nursing homes remain at historic lows. The small number of homes experiencing news cases are primarily located in communities with high spread and low vaccination rates.
LETTER: Coalition Urges Congress to Protect Provider Relief Funds for Long Term Carepdf7/23/2021 4:00:00 AMA coalition of long term care and senior living organizations write to Congressional leadership, requesting that remaining Provider Relief Funds not be repurposed for infrastructure.
Survey Of Nursing Homes And Assisted Living Providers Shows Long Term Care Industry Still Facing Serious Economic Crisispdf6/29/2021 4:00:00 AMThe American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) conducted a survey of 616 nursing homes and 122 assisted living communities on their financial challenges.

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