Communications & News

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​AHCA/NCAL is at the forefront of the long term care profession, helping to shape the future of care for our nation’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. With this leadership comes responsibility to keep AHCA/NCAL members, the press, and the public informed on important issues that impact long term care.​​​​ 

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  • AHCA/NCAL Announces 2022 Award Recipients
    AHCA/NCAL announced the recipients for the 2022 AHCA/NCAL Awards program today.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension Of Public Health Emergency
    AHCA/NCAL sent a letter today to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, requesting an extension of the Public Health Emergency.
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  • New Report Projects Without Assistance, Nursing Home Workforce Recovery Will Not Occur Until At Least 2026
    AHCA/NCAL released a new report today that projects if nursing homes continue to gain jobs at the current, modest pace, a potential recovery to pre-pandemic staffing levels would take at least four years.
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  • Rod Burkett Named a Pioneer in Senior Living
    Rod Burkett – co-founder and CEO of Gardant Management Solutions in Illinois – was today named the 2022 recipient of the Jan Thayer Pioneer Award by the National Center for Assisted Living.
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  • AHCA Encourages DOE to include Nursing Homes in PSLF Program
    AHCA recently sent a letter​ to the DOE in response to comments the agency requested around its notice of proposed rulemaking on student loan programs.
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  • Reminder: SNF QRP Submission Deadline is August 15
    The final submission date for the SNF Quality Reporting Programs is August 15, 2022, at 11:59 p.m.
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  • SNF Providers Needed for National HIT Survey
    AHCA requests that SNF provider members volunteer to participate in a brief survey regarding HIT.
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  • Be Survey Ready: Train Your QAPI Leaders Now
    Nursing facilities must have robust data-driven QAPI programs that address the full range of care and services offered based on the facility assessment.
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​Reports & Newsletters

 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.