Communications & News

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  • Survey: Nearly Every U.S. Nursing Home And Assisted Living Community Is Facing A Workforce Crisis
    AHCA/NCAL released a survey of nursing home and assisted living providers across the U.S. Results from the survey highlight an urgent need for Congress to address the labor shortage facing the long term care industry.
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  • Congress Must Include Long Term Care In Infrastructure Package
    Congress has an opportunity to prioritize our seniors and their caregivers by including long term care in the bipartisan infrastructure package.
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  • America’s Assisted Living Communities Celebrate “Compassion, Community, Caring”
    Beginning today and continuing through Saturday, Sept. 18, America’s assisted living communities are participating in National Assisted Living Week®.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Praises the Biden Administration for Allocating Federal Funds to Long Term Care and Other Health Care Facilities
    AHCA/NCAL released the following statement today in reaction to HHS making $25.5 billion available to health care providers, including nursing homes and assisted living communities, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through the ARP and PRF.
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  • Vaccination Rates Now on Care Compare
    This week, CMS unveiled functionality on Care Compare to enable users to compare staff and resident vaccination rates across different SNFs.
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  • HUD ORCF Webinar Presentation Focusing Primarily on Asset Management Matters
  • HCS Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Study - Participation Open
    Participation is now open for the Assisted Living Salary & Benefits study, published in cooperation with the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), and conducted by Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS).
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  • National Quality Award Intent to Apply Is Now Open! Deadline Nov. 11

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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.