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Healthcare products removed from tariff list

Medical gloves, ibuprofen, health facility bedsheets, wipes and soaps are some of the items that have been removed from a list of products imported from China that will be subject to a tariff effective Sept. 24.

First two assisted living communities earn AHCA/NCAL Gold Quality Awards

Maine Veterans Home – Machias in Machias, ME, and Sunrise of Gurnee in Gurnee, IL, have become the first free-standing assisted living communities ever to attain the Gold – Excellence in Quality Award in the history of the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living National Quality Award program.

NCAL announces 2018 award winners

The National Center for Assisted Living has announced the recipients of the 2018 NCAL Awards Program, who will be honored in October at the 69th Annual AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention & Expo in San Diego.
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr.

LTSS financing proposal ‘a promising start,’ providers say

Draft legislation to create a federal program within Medicare to support those with substantial long-term care costs when they need care “is a promising start toward effective solutions,” LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan told Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), in technical comments submitted June 15. Other groups shared their thoughts as well.
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