The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program provides a pathway for providers of long term and post-acute care services to journey towards performance excellence. The program is based on the core values and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.
Applications are judged by trained Examiners who provide feedback on opportunities for improvement to support continuous learning.
Intent to Apply is Open!
Getting ready for the 2019 application cycle? Applicants are encouraged to consider submitting an Intent to Apply (ITA) by the deadline of November 8.
Submitting an ITA payment allows members to save on their overall application fee. The ITA does not require any additional paperwork but must be submitted through the Quality Award Portal. This can be found on the left-hand navigation by clicking “Get Started Today!” Payments must be made online via credit card.
Please review the applicant packets in full to learn more about the criteria and other requirements before submitting an ITA. All deadlines are at 8 pm EST. For questions, please email Quality Award Staff at email@example.com.