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News and Updates

In an effort to keep members and the public informed about issues affecting the long term and post-acute care profession and AHCA/NCAL's efforts in the nation's capital, the association offers various regular publications. Ranging from daily distribution of The Gazette to members to the weekly Capitol Connection newsletter, the following publications feature news and updates relevant to moving the profession forward.


 Capitol Connection - A Long Term Care Update from AHCA/NCAL


​AHCA's Capitol Connection newsletter provides members, providers, press and the public news about issues occurring on Capitol Hill and throughout Washington, D.C., as well as AHCA/NCAL events and programs. For questions about the newsletter or to sign up, please email Katherine Merullo​.

Read archived issues of Capitol Connection: Issues prior to December 2013.

Please visit to read content from Capitol Connection issues beginning December 2013.


 NCAL Connections


NCAL Connections offers the latest on issues happening in Washington, as well as events and programs specifically tailored for assisted living providers.

Sign up to receive NCAL Connections.

Please visit to read content from NCAL Connections.


 The Gazette


A daily morning email exclusively available to AHCA/NCAL members, The Gazette compiles media articles pertaining to issues important to our profession, including Medicare, Medicaid, policy, and more. ​​​​​For questions about The Gazette or to sign up, please email Katherine Merullo. This daily news update is a members-only benefit.

Read the most recent articles (members only, password protected).