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  • Report: Long Term Care Jobs Report | Jan 2023
    1.19.2023
    Looking at data from the federal government, nursing homes are still facing historic job losses while other health care industries have mostly rebounded to pre-pandemic levels.
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  • Survey: Workforce and Economic Challenges Persist for America's Nursing Homes
    1.10.2023
    AHCA/NCAL released a survey of more than 500 nursing home providers from across the U.S. highlighting how the industry continues to face a serious labor and economic crisis, impacting access to care for vulnerable seniors.
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  • CLA Report: Updated Staffing Mandate Analysis
    12.15.2022
    Due to increasing labor costs and pervasive workforce shortages nationwide, CLA estimates more than 191,000 caregivers would be needed at an annual cost of $11.3 billion in order for nursing homes to meet a staffing minimum of 4.1 hours per resident day.
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  • Report: BLS July 2022 Jobs Report for Long Term Care
    8.08.2022
    If nursing homes continue to gain jobs at the current, modest pace (on average 4,600 jobs per month), a potential recovery to pre-pandemic staffing levels would not take place until 2026.
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  • Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests OSHA Issue Consistent COVID-19 Protocols
    1.04.2023
    AHCA/NCAL wrote the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding its forthcoming Final Healthcare Standard on COVID-19, requesting that workplace safety standards remain consistent with CDC and CMS guidelines.
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  • All-Hands-On-Deck Campaign to Improve COVID-19 & Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Long Term Care Residents
    11.21.2022
    AHCA/NCAL and LeadingAge write to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra outlining how to help improve vaccine booster rates among nursing home residents heading into the winter respiratory season.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension Of Public Health Emergency
    11.02.2022
    With public health officials anticipating a surge of cases this fall and winter and many states not prepared for the unwinding of the PHE, AHCA/NCAL encourages HHS Secretary Becerra to extend the PHE past January 2023.
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  • Letter: Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Write CMS About Long Term Care Labor Crisis
    9.09.2022
    A bipartisan group of 14 federal lawmakers, led by Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY-2), sent a letter to CMS, requesting the agency’s support of H.R. 7744, the Building America’s Healthcare Workforce Act.
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Report: Long Term Care Jobs Report | Jan 2023pdf1/19/2023 5:00:00 AMLooking at data from the federal government, nursing homes are still facing historic job losses while other health care industries have mostly rebounded to pre-pandemic levels.
Survey: Workforce and Economic Challenges Persist for America's Nursing Homespdf1/10/2023 5:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL released a survey of more than 500 nursing home providers from across the U.S. highlighting how the industry continues to face a serious labor and economic crisis, impacting access to care for vulnerable seniors.
Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests OSHA Issue Consistent COVID-19 Protocolspdf1/4/2023 5:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL wrote the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding its forthcoming Final Healthcare Standard on COVID-19, requesting that workplace safety standards remain consistent with CDC and CMS guidelines.
CLA Report: Updated Staffing Mandate Analysispdf12/15/2022 5:00:00 AMDue to increasing labor costs and pervasive workforce shortages nationwide, CLA estimates more than 191,000 caregivers would be needed at an annual cost of $11.3 billion in order for nursing homes to meet a staffing minimum of 4.1 hours per resident day.
All-Hands-On-Deck Campaign to Improve COVID-19 & Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Long Term Care Residentspdf11/21/2022 5:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL and LeadingAge write to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra outlining how to help improve vaccine booster rates among nursing home residents heading into the winter respiratory season.
AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension Of Public Health Emergency pdf11/2/2022 4:00:00 AMWith public health officials anticipating a surge of cases this fall and winter and many states not prepared for the unwinding of the PHE, AHCA/NCAL encourages HHS Secretary Becerra to extend the PHE past January 2023.
Letter: Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Write CMS About Long Term Care Labor Crisispdf9/9/2022 4:00:00 AMA bipartisan group of 14 federal lawmakers, led by Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY-2), sent a letter to CMS, requesting the agency’s support of H.R. 7744, the Building America’s Healthcare Workforce Act.
Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests HHS Extend the Public Health Emergency and Adapt COVID-19 Protocols for Health Care Settingspdf8/9/2022 4:00:00 AMWith new COVID-19 variants emerging and flu season approaching, extending the PHE will ensure that long term care facilities have the necessary resources to continue providing quality care to our nation’s seniors.
Report: BLS July 2022 Jobs Report for Long Term Carepdf8/8/2022 4:00:00 AMIf nursing homes continue to gain jobs at the current, modest pace (on average 4,600 jobs per month), a potential recovery to pre-pandemic staffing levels would not take place until 2026.
CLA Report: Staffing Mandate Analysispdf7/19/2022 4:00:00 AMAn in-depth analysis on minimum nurse staffing levels by accounting and consulting firm CLA estimates it would cost billions of dollars each year to hire tens of thousands of more caregivers in America's nursing homes.

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