COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Ends

May 11, 2023

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services let the COVID-19 public health emergency come to an end. Coming out of the pandemic, AHCA/NCAL outlined three policy priorities to help the long term care sector move forward, including eliminating Medicare’s three-day stay requirement, creating a realistic career pathway from temporary nurse aides, and advocating for programs that invest in the long term care workforce.