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AHCA/NCAL Association Announces 2017 Volunteer Award Recipients

Posted: 07.31.17
AHCA/NCAL Announces 2017 Award Recipients
Association recognizes dedication to improving the lives of seniors and individuals with disabilities
Washington, D.C. – The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) announced the recipients for the 2017 AHCA/NCAL Awards program today. Each year, AHCA/NCAL recognizes the men and women who selflessly care for individuals in long term and post-acute care centers, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) residences, and assisted living communities. Honorees demonstrate selflessness, compassion, and strive to enhance the lives of seniors and individuals with disabilities in their communities.
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Quality Senior Care in Michigan

Posted: 12.21.11
Caring for more than 40,000 Michiganders each day, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers fill a unique and integral role in our health care system and in our communities. Not only do centers provide quality care, but they also employ approximately 50,000 of your neighbors, friends and family.
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HCAM Testifies on the Future of Long Term Care

Posted: 10.20.11
The Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM) and Public Sector Consultants (PSC) today testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Community Health about the future of long term care in Michigan.
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Governor Snyder Hits the Mark with Message on Health and Wellness

Posted: 09.14.11
The Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM) congratulates Governor Snyder on his plan to improve the health of our citizens as outlined in this morning’s message.
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New Ad Campaign in Michigan Urges “Care Not Cuts”

Posted: 08.29.11
The long term and post-acute care profession is uniting to launch a nationwide informational campaign, “Care Not Cuts,” and is running its first ad in the state of Michigan beginning today.
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HCAM outlines three long term care principles for Deficit Reduction Committee

Posted: 08.26.11
The Health Care Association of Michigan (HCAM) today called on Congressmen Dave Camp and Fred Upton to stand against any additional cuts to skilled nursing facilities and the residents they care for as the Representatives begin their role on the newly-formed Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.
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Federal Changes in Medicare Threaten Michigan Nursing Facilities

Posted: 08.23.11
Michigan’s nursing facilities will suffer a cut in their annual Medicare payments between $129 - $140 million beginning Oct. 1 under a new rule recently announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This translates into an 11.1 percent cut in their basic Medicare rates or a loss of approximately $55 - $60 per Medicare day. These cuts could go higher, $65 - $70 per day, for those facilities providing intensive rehabilitation services.
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Reinventing long-term care in Michigan

Posted: 03.10.11
Caring for approximately 40,000 Michiganders each day, nursing facilities fill a unique and integral role in our healthcare system. They are the most widely used post-hospital setting of care for Medicare beneficiaries and they care for a majority of Medicaid beneficiaries receiving long-term care.
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