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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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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  • What They Are Saying: Lawmakers & Long Term Care Advocates Continue To Raise Concerns Over Federal Staffing Mandate
    Local long term care advocates, as well as Members of Congress, continue to sound the alarm that the one-size-fits-all federal staffing mandate for nursing homes proposed by the Biden Administration will further limit vulnerable seniors’ access to care.
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  • ICYMI: NPR: Rural Nursing Home Operators Say New Staff Rules Would Cause More Closures
    In case you missed it, NPR posed this question in a new story about the impact of President Biden’s federal staffing mandate on rural nursing homes: “Is it better to have a nursing home that struggles to hire workers or no nursing home at all?”
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  • AHCA/NCAL Releases 2023 #GetVaccinated Provider Toolkit to Encourage Annual Fall Vaccinations
    As the nation prepares for the impending cold and flu season and new COVID-19 booster shots are about to be rolled out, AHCA/NCAL released today its 2023 #GetVaccinated Toolkit.
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  • America’s Assisted Living Communities Celebrate “Season of Reflection”
    Beginning today and continuing through Saturday, Sept. 16, America’s assisted living communities are participating in National Assisted Living Week® (NALW).
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  • CMS Updates Nursing Home Care Compare Staffing and Quality Measures
    This week, CMS released QSO-23-21-NH regarding updates coming in April 2024 to Nursing Home Care Compare Staffing and Quality Measures.
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  • NCAL Releases New Assisted Living Policy and Procedure Manual
    The NEW 2023 Assisted Living Policy and Procedure Manual, published by the National Center for Assisted Living will help you provide compliant, efficient, safe, and high-quality care.
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  • Podcast: Self-Care in Long Term Care – Resiliency Among Teams
    AHCA/NCAL’s Self-Care in Long Term Care podcast series continues.
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  • Nominations for 2024-2025 AHCA Committees Now Open
    September 18 through October 19 AHCA members have the opportunity to nominate yourself or another member to serve on multiple committees:
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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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​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.

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​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​.