AQNHCAlliance for Quality Nursing Home Care
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The AQNHC will use the Avalere analysis to "help inform U.
Part of the "education" process needed to make that happen occurred at the Democratic and Republican national conventions this fall when representatives of the AQNHC, AHCA, and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) participated in convention-related events and took every opportunity to discuss the importance of including long-term care issues within the overall healthcare reform debate.
Both the AQNHC and AHCA/NCAL have political action committees (PACs) dedicated to supporting candidates for the House and Senate whom they believe will be supportive of the industry's positions on key issues.
Lawmakers of both parties, in both chambers, have stepped up to oppose the Bush administration on this important health policy matter because it makes little sense to first jeopardize seniors' care--and then do so in a manner wasteful of tax dollars," said Alan Rosenbloom, president of the AQNHC.
The CMS announcement June 18 that it will soon launch a star rating system for nursing homes to be posted on its Nursing Home Compare Web site drew support from the AQNHC, which said it hoped to work closely with the agency to ensure the new system is based on valid data.