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  • Staffing Challenges in Long Term Care Facilities Continue to Threaten Access to Care for Residents
    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
    Today, AHCA/NCAL elected AHCA’s Board of Governors and NCAL’s Board of Directors for the 2021/2022 term.
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  • AHCA/NCAL 72nd Convention and Expo Kicks Off Near Nation’s Capital
    Today, AHCA/NCAL kicked off its 72nd Convention and Expo outside of Washington, D.C., at the National Harbor in Maryland.
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  • AHCA Partners with Exponent and MatrixCare on New Effort to Track COVID-19 and Future Public Health Threats Facing Nursing Homes
    AHCA has partnered with Exponent Inc. and MatrixCare on a new effort that will enable comprehensive tracking of COVID-19 and future public health threats facing nursing homes.
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  • CMS Announces FSES-Related Waiver Extension
    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
    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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  • HHS Extends COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Through January 2022
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra extended the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) for an additional 90 days
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  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Updated Version of Preventing Elder Financial Abuse
    During Residents’ Rights Month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an updated version of Preventing Elder Financial Abuse: A guide for nursing homes and assisted living communities
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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.