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  • Report: BLS July 2022 Jobs Report for Long Term Care
    8.08.2022
    If nursing homes continue to gain jobs at the current, modest pace (on average 4,600 jobs per month), a potential recovery to pre-pandemic staffing levels would not take place until 2026.
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  • CLA Report: Staffing Mandate Analysis
    7.19.2022
    An in-depth analysis on minimum nurse staffing levels by accounting and consulting firm CLA estimates it would cost billions of dollars each year to hire tens of thousands of more caregivers in America's nursing homes.
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  • Survey: More Than Half of Assisted Living Providers Say Their Overall Workforce Situation Has Worsened
    6.07.2022
    NCAL released a survey of assisted living providers highlighting how the industry is still facing a serious staffing and economic crisis.
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  • Survey: Nursing Homes Still Facing Staffing & Economic Crisis
    6.06.2022
    AHCA released of a survey of nursing home providers across the U.S. highlighting how labor shortages have worsened and are forcing 6 out of 10 nursing homes to have to limit admissions.
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  • Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests HHS Extend the Public Health Emergency and Adapt COVID-19 Protocols for Health Care Settings
    8.09.2022
    With new COVID-19 variants emerging and flu season approaching, extending the PHE will ensure that long term care facilities have the necessary resources to continue providing quality care to our nation’s seniors.
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  • Joint Letter: Nation’s Leading Health Care Organizations Request HHS Extend the Public Health Emergency
    5.11.2022
    AHCA/NCAL, along with 15 other health care organizations, sent a joint letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to request an extension of the PHE.
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  • Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests HHS Extend the Public Health Emergency Through 2022
    3.22.2022
    AHCA/NCAL writes U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to request an extension of the Public Health Emergency declaration, so that long term care providers have the policies and resources it needs to address the ongoing pandemic.
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  • Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests Meeting with Biden Administration Regarding Nursing Home Reforms
    3.08.2022
    AHCA sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting a meeting with the White House, HHS, and CMS to clarify some of the inaccuracies informing the president’s nursing home reform agenda released last week.
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Letter: AHCA/NCAL Requests HHS Extend the Public Health Emergency and Adapt COVID-19 Protocols for Health Care Settingspdf8/9/2022 4:00:00 AMWith new COVID-19 variants emerging and flu season approaching, extending the PHE will ensure that long term care facilities have the necessary resources to continue providing quality care to our nation’s seniors.
Report: BLS July 2022 Jobs Report for Long Term Carepdf8/8/2022 4:00:00 AMIf nursing homes continue to gain jobs at the current, modest pace (on average 4,600 jobs per month), a potential recovery to pre-pandemic staffing levels would not take place until 2026.
CLA Report: Staffing Mandate Analysispdf7/19/2022 4:00:00 AMAn in-depth analysis on minimum nurse staffing levels by accounting and consulting firm CLA estimates it would cost billions of dollars each year to hire tens of thousands of more caregivers in America's nursing homes.
Survey: More Than Half of Assisted Living Providers Say Their Overall Workforce Situation Has Worsenedpdf6/7/2022 4:00:00 AMNCAL released a survey of assisted living providers highlighting how the industry is still facing a serious staffing and economic crisis.
Survey: Nursing Homes Still Facing Staffing & Economic Crisispdf6/6/2022 4:00:00 AMAHCA released of a survey of nursing home providers across the U.S. highlighting how labor shortages have worsened and are forcing 6 out of 10 nursing homes to have to limit admissions.
CLA Report: In-Depth Analysis on Increasing SNF Costs and Local Impactpdf5/25/2022 4:00:00 AMThis follow up report to the State of the Skilled Nursing Report assesses the potential impact on access to care and health equity as thousands of nursing homes may be considered “at financial risk” due to potential government cuts and increasing costs.
Joint Letter: Nation’s Leading Health Care Organizations Request HHS Extend the Public Health Emergencypdf5/11/2022 4:00:00 AMAHCA/NCAL, along with 15 other health care organizations, sent a joint letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to request an extension of the PHE.
Fact Sheet: Nursing Home Closures by the Numberspdf4/21/2022 4:00:00 AMAnalyzing federal data, this AHCA/NCAL report shows the growing number of nursing home closures since 2015, as well as projected closings. The report reinforces urgent calls for solutions to address a historic workforce and economic crisis.
Report: BLS March 2022 Jobs Report for Long Term Carepdf4/4/2022 4:00:00 AMNursing homes lost another 2,500 jobs in March, deepening a historic labor crisis that is worse than any other health care sector. The entire long term care industry has lost more than 400,000 employees since the start of pandemic.
Fact Sheet: Nursing Home Quality Improvement During the COVID-19 Pandemicpdf3/24/2022 4:00:00 AMFederal data shows how long term care heroes went above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic, spending more time with residents and making clinical advancements, despite an unprecedented global crisis.

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