Associate Business Member (ABM) Program


The American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center For Assisted Living (NCAL) Associate Business Member program (ABM) is designed for those companies that share a genuine interest with AHCA/NCAL in furthering the quality of long term care and are dedicated to the success of the profession. ABMs are proud to support programs and services that bring about improvement in long term care and help to create strategies to deal with a variety of profession-related issues including revised policies and regulations, staffing shortages, Medicare and Medicaid, tort reform and quality. By partnering with AHCA and NCAL​, you’ll gain exposure for your business, strengthen your market position and build powerful alliances with leaders in the long term care market. AHCA and NCAL support this constituency group by providing…

  • Critical industry information
  • Key networking and member access opportunities
  • Member discounts and value added services
  • Involvement in advocacy and grassroots programs
AHCA and NCAL offer three levels of Membership: Gold, Silver and Bronze. Additional benefits are available according to your level of investment.

All ABMs Receive:

  • ​Password access to the AHCA/NCAL member content
  • FREE subscriptions to AHCA and NCAL publications including Provider Magazine
  • FREE listing in the online ABM Roster​
  • Priority placement in the exhibit hall of the AHCA/NCAL annual convention, plus discounted rates on exposition booth fees
  • Exclusive use of the ABM logo for letterhead, in advertising or in business correspondence to identify your affiliation with AHCA and NCAL
  • Advertising discount rates for display advertising in Provider Magazine and the AHCA/NCAL convention program book
For more information on the Associate Business Membership program, please contact AHCA at (202) 842-4444 or fill out this contact form​.

​Featured ABM: Real Time Medical Systems

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As post-acute facilities are pushed beyond their limits and forced to re-evaluate daily operations amid staffing shortages, budget uncertainty, declining occupancy, and more unknowns, where can nursing facilities find a lifeline? The key is to unlock the power of EHR data and make it work harder for you and your team.

Real Time Medical Systems is the industry-leading Interventional Analytics platform that turns live post-acute EHR data into actionable insights. Compatible with all major post-acute EHRs, Real Time’s cloud-based solution generates a live-sync with key data points within the EHR, including keywords found in nursing and narrative notes. Utilizing live documentation, the platform identifies subtle changes in condition as they occur and prioritizes high-risk patients by clinical need. Enabling facilities to seamlessly share live clinical data with their partner hospitals, health systems, ACOs, and health plans, care teams can improve patient care, reduce unnecessary costs, and achieve a level of post-acute interoperability – with no additional work or duplicate data entry needed.

Computer Screen with CARD Dashboard - 05.2021.pngLearn how Interventional Analytics can help your facility:

  • Ease administrative and regulatory burdens
  • Reduce hospital readmissions by 52%
  • Ensure accurate PDPM reimbursement
  • Increase hospital referrals
  • Simplify care coordination with healthcare partners
  • Identify the early warning signs of infectious disease
  • Automate antibiotic stewardship surveillance
  • Monitor vaccination tracking

Schedule a personalized demo with our team here!

Feel free to also check out the latest article by Real Time’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Steven Stein, Post-Acute Strategies for Managing Risk with Hospital, ACO, and Payer Partners.

For more news and events from Real Time, visit us at

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​Richard Nix
Senior Director, Senior Living Sales
370 Lexington Ave #2100
New York, NY 10017
(800) 866-1124 x 5750

​ABM Elections

Associate Business Members in good standing had the opportunity to participate in the elections for the positions of AHCA Board of Governors ABM President and NCAL Board of Directors ABM Representative. They will serve a term of two years, commencing October 2023 until October 2025.

Congratulations to ABM President – Bill Charnetski of PointClickCare and ABM Representative Sarah Dirks of Pinnacle Quality Insight.​

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​AHCA/NCAL Governance and Election Information
  1. AHCA/NCAL Philosophy of Association Leadership
  2. AHCA Duties of Officers and Members of the Board of Governors
  3. Reed Smith Corporate Governance and Antitrust Guidelines Training
Guidelines for Completion of the 2021 AHCA/NCAL ABM President Application Process
  • Application for the AHCA ABM President should be electronically submitted to Allison Frenkel at
  • All answers should be typed in Times New Roman (12 font).
  • Submit forms in the original Word document, and not as a PDF.
  • Please do not bold all text.
  • Please adhere to the word count if specified in the question.
Guidance for the Distribution of Campaign Materials 
  • All credentialed​ candidates will receive a copy of the Associate Business Member roster, including primary contact as designated by each member.
  • AHCA will distribute a “Candidates Profile Book” containing the individual profile section of each candidate’s application as well as his or her responses to the Candidate’s questionnaire. The Profile Book will be distributed via email to each ABM Company’s designated contact on August 3, 2021.
  • All candidates or their representatives are responsible for the distribution of campaign materials.
ABM President Election
  • Voting instructions will be distributed via email to the designated ABM company contact.
  • Ballots accept between September 30 - October 1, 2021 5:00 pm Pacific.
  • One ballot per ABM Company in good standing.
Please contact Allison Frenkel at (202) 898-6311 or