Advocacy

 

 

Join Society members in supporting important issues affecting post-acute and long-term care patients and professionals.

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Urge Congress to Make PALTC a Priority in Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package

Congress is working on another stimulus package to help during the pandemic. Please urge them to not lose focus on the PALTC setting!

 

Support Observation Status Legislation

Ask Congress to Support the Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act! The bill counts all time spent in observation in the hospital to count toward the Medicare required 3-day inpatient stay to quality for skilled nursing care.

 

Help Support the Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act

This legislation will help address the critical shortage of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) by ensuring that CNAs have access to the quality training that they need.

 

Support Geriatric Workforce Training

As the baby boomers retire and life expectancy increases, now is a critical time to invest in the primary care workforce and family caregivers that we rely on to provide high quality care to older Americans.

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