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 2020 Program Dates

 
Quality Award Portal Opens 
September 19, 2019

Intent to Apply Deadline
November 21, 2019

Application and Fee Deadline
January 23, 2020

All deadlines are 8pm ET
 

 Resources and Info

 
 

 Baldrige Resources

 

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.
  
Member centers may apply for three progressive levels of awards: Bronze—Commitment to Quality, Silver—Achievement in Quality, or Gold—Excellence in QualityEach level has its own distinct rigors and requirements for quality and performance excellence. 
 
Applications are judged by trained Examiners who provide feedback on opportunities for improvement to support continuous learning.
 

2020 Application Cycle Now Open!

​Application Packets and Criteria Series

To access materials please select an award level under Applicants, located in the left-hand​ menu. 


 

Intent to Apply Deadline Extended to Nov. 21

Due to unforeseen technical difficulties with the Quality Award Portal, some users may have trouble submitting their Intent to Apply payment. Therefore, we will be extending the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Intent to Apply (ITA) deadline to November 21st by 8 pm ET. 

The National Quality Award Program is excited for the 2020 program cycle and looks forward to your applications. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we work to get this resolved as soon as possible. 

Questions? Please contact us at qualityaward@ahca.org

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