AHCA/NCAL Requests Extension of Public Health Emergency

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) sent a letter on November 2nd to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, requesting an extension of the Public Health Emergency (PHE). With public health officials anticipating a surge of cases this fall and winter, extending the PHE will ensure that long term care and other health care providers have the necessary resources to continue providing quality care to our nation's most vulnerable citizens. In addition, AHCA/NCAL asks the Administration for more time to help states prepare for redetermining Medicaid eligibility for millions of beneficiaries when the PHE ends.

You can read the letter here.
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