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  • Congress Must Include Long Term Care In Infrastructure Package
    Congress has an opportunity to prioritize our seniors and their caregivers by including long term care in the bipartisan infrastructure package.
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  • America’s Assisted Living Communities Celebrate “Compassion, Community, Caring”
    Beginning today and continuing through Saturday, Sept. 18, America’s assisted living communities are participating in National Assisted Living Week®.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Praises the Biden Administration for Allocating Federal Funds to Long Term Care and Other Health Care Facilities
    AHCA/NCAL released the following statement today in reaction to HHS making $25.5 billion available to health care providers, including nursing homes and assisted living communities, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through the ARP and PRF.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Issues Statement Applauding Biden Administration’s Expanded COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement For Health Care Facilities
    AHCA/NCAL released the following statement today regarding the Biden Administration’s announcement requiring all Medicare and Medicaid-certified health care settings, as well as larger businesses, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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  • OSHA to Release ETS on Vaccine Mandate
    Last week, President Biden released his COVID-19 Action Plan, including mandates for COVID-19 vaccines and/or testing for employees working for employers that have 100 or more employees.
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  • Tell Us About Your COVID-19 Honors Program Ceremonies!
    Since the March launch of the AHCA/NCAL COVID-19 Honors Program, nearly 300 facilities have participated in the program to recognize their incredible staff.
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  • NCAL 2022 Committee Process
    Beginning September 16 through October 21 AHCA/NCAL members have the opportunity to nominate yourself or another member to serve on one or more committees.
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  • AHCA/NCAL Submits Comments to CMS Regarding CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule
    This week, AHCA/NCAL submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to
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 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.