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 Home Industry Reacts to White House COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Campaign
  • ICYMI: Nursing Home Staffing Shortages Cause Ripple Effects in Rural Communities, Throughout Health Care Industry
    Labor shortages and financial strain have forced many nursing homes nationwide to limit the number of residents they can accept or permanently close their doors.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension Of Public Health Emergency
    AHCA/NCAL sent a letter today to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, requesting an extension of the Public Health Emergency.
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  • AHCA Announces PointClickCare as New Partner of the Long Term Care Data Cooperative
    AHCA announced today that PointClickCare has joined the Long Term Care Data Cooperative.
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  • NSHN Up to Date Vaccination Status: Surveillance Definition Change for LTC Facilities
    The CDC held a webinar recently regarding up to date vaccination status.
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  • Guidance for Nursing Home Residents with Acute Respiratory Illness Symptoms Amidst COVID and Flu Viruses
    The CDC has updated the guidance on the CDC Flu Web page to reflect new guidance on placement and testing.
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  • Who’s New in Congress?
    It’s a few weeks post elections and it looks different than expected a year ago.
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  • HCBS Final Rule Deadlines Approaching
    The March 17, 2023, transition period deadline for full state compliance with the Home and Community-Based Services Final Regulation, effective March 17, 2014, is quickly approaching.
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​Reports & Newsletters

 Members-Only Newsletters

Capitol Connection
Get the latest on issues happening on Capitol Hill and throughout Washington, as well as AHCA/NCAL events and programs in this biweekly email.

NCAL Connections
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.

 ID/DD and NFP Providers

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.