Communications & News

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​AHCA/NCAL is at the forefront of the long term care profession, helping to shape the future of care for our nation’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. With this leadership comes responsibility to keep AHCA/NCAL members, the press, and the public informed on important issues that impact long term care.​​​​ 

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  • Nursing Homes Need Financial Support To Prevent Mounting Closures
    Chronic Medicaid underfunding has put nursing homes in a long-standing financial crisis, but financial challenges have worsened amid the pandemic.
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  • Long Term Care Industry Urges HHS to Provide Extension for Provider Relief Fund Reporting
    To help fight the virus, nursing homes and assisted living communities have received approximately $14 billion of the $178 billion in the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) established by the CARES Act.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension for Provider Relief Fund Reporting
    The Provider Relief Fund established by the CARES Act has been an instrumental resource for health care providers amid the pandemic.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Issues Statement in Support of the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act
    AHCA/NCAL released a statement regarding the introduction of the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act.
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  • New Ways to Market Post-Pandemic
    “The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of multi-channel, open communication​ in our sector,” says CC Andrews of Quantum Age Collaborative.
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  • Get Your Questions About the Vaccine Answered at the #GetVaccinated Virtual Townhall
    AHCA/NCAL will hold a virtual townhall event for long term care staff on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 4:30-5:30pm ET as part of its nationwide #GetVaccinated campaign.
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  • CDC Recommends COVID-19 Negative Staff Avoid Working While Acutely Ill
    CDC) has issued a health advisory regarding increased interseasonal respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) activity.
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  • Top 30 AL Providers Track National Trends Amid Occupancy Pressures
    ​After a year like no other, assisted living providers and their vendors are keeping a close eye on what most expect to be a gradual recovery in census amid the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent decline in occupancy.
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NCAL's version of Capitol Connection, NCAL Connections offers the latest on issues happening in Washington, as well as events and programs specifically tailored for assisted living providers.

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ID/DD Digest
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) Digest is a monthly publication for ID/DD service providers. Content includes information ranging from events, AHCA’s ID/DD grassroots efforts, AHCA’s ID/DD Committee focuses and work, and other important updates impacting providers and the individuals they serve in ICF/IID and group homes for ID/DD. ​To receive ID/DD Digest, please contact Dana Ritchie.
NFP News
Not for Profit (NFP) News is a monthly publications for NFP service providers. Content includes information ranging from AHCA’s annual Congressional Briefing fly-in event, AHCA’s NFP Day at the AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo, AHCA’s work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other important updates. ​​To receive NFP News, please contact Dana Ritchie.