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  • REPORT: Nursing Homes See Spike in New COVID Cases Due to Omicron Community Spread
    1.12.2022
    According to data recently released by the CDC, COVID cases among both residents and staff in nursing homes are rapidly increasing in the past few weeks, mirroring trends in the general U.S. population due to the highly contagious Omicron variant.
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  • Report: BLS November Jobs Report Nursing Homes
    12.10.2021
    Nursing Homes have lost 234,000 employees since start of pandemic
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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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  • Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension Of Public Health Emergency
    1.06.2022
    AHCA/NCAL sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to request an extension of the PHE declaration as long term care providers continue to fight COVID-19.
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  • Letter: Coalition Requests Resolution on Delays with Employment Authorization Applications at USCIS
    12.03.2021
    A coalition of long term care and senior living organizations asks the Department of Homeland Security to help providers retain workers by resolving delayed employment authorization applications.
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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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REPORT: Nursing Homes See Spike in New COVID Cases Due to Omicron Community Spreadpdf1/12/2022 5:00:00 AMAccording to data recently released by the CDC, COVID cases among both residents and staff in nursing homes are rapidly increasing in the past few weeks, mirroring trends in the general U.S. population due to the highly contagious Omicron variant.
Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension Of Public Health Emergencypdf1/6/2022 5:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to request an extension of the PHE declaration as long term care providers continue to fight COVID-19.
Report: BLS November Jobs Report Nursing Homespdf12/10/2021 5:00:00 AMNursing Homes have lost 234,000 employees since start of pandemic
Letter: Coalition Requests Resolution on Delays with Employment Authorization Applications at USCISpdf12/3/2021 5:00:00 AMA coalition of long term care and senior living organizations asks the Department of Homeland Security to help providers retain workers by resolving delayed employment authorization applications.
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.

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