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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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  • State of the Long Term Care Industry: Facing Workforce Challenges
    6.23.2021
    Nearly 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.
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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: AHCA/NCAL Asks HHS to Immediately Distribute Remaining Provider Relief Funds
    8.09.2021
    To 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.
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  • LETTER: Coalition Urges Congress to Protect Provider Relief Funds for Long Term Care
    7.23.2021
    A coalition of long term care and senior living organizations write to Congressional leadership, requesting that remaining Provider Relief Funds not be repurposed for infrastructure.
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  • LETTER: AHCA/NCAL Urges HHS To Extend Provider Relief Fund Reporting Deadline
    4.12.2021
    The 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.
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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.
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.

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