Communications & News

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  • AHCA/NCAL Applauds CDC, FDA for Approving Booster Shots for Long Term Care Residents, Workers
    10.22.2021
    AHCA/NCAL released the following statement in response to the recommendations by the CDC and FDA to approve booster shots of the Moderna and Janssen (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines for residents and health care workers in long term care.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Sends Letter To Federal Trade Commission On Staff Agency Price Gouging
    10.21.2021
    AHCA/NCAL 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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  • Staffing Challenges in Long Term Care Facilities Continue to Threaten Access to Care for Residents
    10.18.2021
    The COVID-19 pandemic has put a tremendous strain on nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country, but one area that continues to worsen among facilities is the workforce crisis.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Elects Board of Governors, Directors at Annual Convention
    10.13.2021
    Today, AHCA/NCAL elected AHCA’s Board of Governors and NCAL’s Board of Directors for the 2021/2022 term.
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  • Updated: Assisted Living COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinic Toolkit
    10.22.2021
    Today, NCAL released a new vaccine toolkit specifically designed for assisted living providers to assist in their efforts to access the vaccine booster.
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  • Additional COVID-19 Boosters Approved
    10.22.2021
    Following Emergency Use Authorizations from the FDA this week, the CDC provided updated recommendations for COVID-19 booster shots.
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  • CMS Announces FSES-Related Waiver Extension
    10.21.2021
    This week, CMS announced it is granting a two-year extension to a specific group of existing Time Limited Waivers.
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  • Updated AHCA 3-Day Stay and Benefit Period Waiver Guidance
    10.20.2021
    This week, AHCA/NCAL updated the guidance document titled 3-Day Stay and Benefit Period Waivers for Medicare Part A SNF PPS.
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 Members-Only Newsletters

Capitol Connection
Get the latest on issues happening on Capitol Hill and throughout Washington, as well as AHCA/NCAL events and programs in this biweekly email.


 
NCAL Connections
NCAL's version of Capitol Connection, NCAL Connections offers the latest on issues happening in Washington, as well as events and programs specifically tailored for assisted living providers.

 ID/DD and NFP Providers

ID/DD Digest
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) Digest is a monthly publication for ID/DD service providers. Content includes information ranging from events, AHCA’s ID/DD grassroots efforts, AHCA’s ID/DD Committee focuses and work, and other important updates impacting providers and the individuals they serve in ICF/IID and group homes for ID/DD. ​To receive ID/DD Digest, please contact Dana Ritchie.
NFP News
Not for Profit (NFP) News is a monthly publications for NFP service providers. Content includes information ranging from AHCA’s annual Congressional Briefing fly-in event, AHCA’s NFP Day at the AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo, AHCA’s work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other important updates. ​​To receive NFP News, please contact Dana Ritchie.