AHCA Quality Initiative

Bold legislative proposals could prevent deep reimbursement cuts, AHCA leader says

Bold legislative proposals could prevent deep reimbursement cuts, AHCA leader says

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Long-term care providers are offering lawmakers policy ideas aligned with the changing healthcare landscape in the United States, in an effort to control costs and improve quality while avoiding slashed reimbursements, according to Mark Parkinson, president and CEO of the American Health Care Association. The leader of the nation's largest long-term care provider organization spoke out this week for legislation based on $2 billion in savings through reduced hospital readmissions.

AHCA incorporates new rehospitalization measuring tool into Quality Initiative

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The American Health Care Association announced Thursday that it will employ a new, proprietary methodology for calculating case-mix adjusted hospitalization metrics for its members in its national Quality Initiative.