AHCA/NCAL Congratulates Secretary Azar Released:January 24, 2018 AHCA Press Office (202) 898-6333 AHCAPressOffice@ahca.org Page Content Washington, D.C. The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) President and CEO Mark Parkinson today issued the following statement regarding confirmation of Alex Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)"We congratulate Secretary Azar and look forward to working together with him and his colleagues at HHS. Secretary Azar’s health care expertise will help the long term and post-acute care profession continue to deliver quality care to the millions seniors and individuals with disabilities we serve." ABOUT AHCA/NCALThe American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represents more than 13,700 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers and homes for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL aims to improve the lives of the millions of frail, elderly and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our member facilities each day. For more information, please visit www.ahca.org or www.ncal.org.