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
“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.”
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represents more than 14,000 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 nearly 5 million seniors and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our facilities each year. For more information, please visit www.ahcancal.org or www.ncal.org.