Fact Sheets & Letters

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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.
State of the Long Term Care Industry: Facing Workforce Challengespdf6/23/2021 4:00:00 AMNearly 75% of nursing homes and more than half of assisted living communities say their facility’s overall workforce situation has gotten worse compared to 2020.
Analysis COVID-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homespdf5/21/2021 4:00:00 AMLocation of a nursing home, asymptomatic spread and availability of testing were determining factors in COVID-19 outbreaks according to independent analyses by leading academic and health care experts as well as government researchers.
LETTER: AHCA/NCAL Urges HHS To Extend Provider Relief Fund Reporting Deadlinepdf4/12/2021 4:00:00 AMThe association asks HHS to extend the date for the final PRF report and any recovery of unused funds from June 30, 2021 to December 30, 2022.
Report: Nursing Home Cases Through March 7, 2021pdf3/30/2021 4:00:00 AMNew resident cases and deaths are at their lowest since CMS began collecting COVID data in nursing homes. Nursing homes have seen a 96% decline in new resident cases and a 91% decline in resident deaths since December 20.
Timeline: COVID-19 in Nursing Homespdf3/17/2021 4:00:00 AMDespite repeated calls for help, nursing homes did not receive resources or priority for months. Even then, the high amount of spread in surrounding communities made it impossible for nursing homes to prevent the virus from entering their facilities.
Letter to Governors: Ensuring Ongoing Access to COVID-19 Vaccines in Long Term Carepdf3/11/2021 5:00:00 AMChief Medical Officer Dr. David Gifford asks states for their support in helping long term care providers with the next phase of vaccine distribution.
Infographic: Long Term Care Faces Worst Financial Crisis in Historypdf3/8/2021 5:00:00 AMWithout additional government assistance, thousands of facilities may be unable to keep their doors open, threatening access to care for vulnerable seniors and individuals with disabilities.