The National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) is a trade association representing the legislative and regulatory interests of companies that provide physical, occupational and speech-language pathology therapies; portable x-ray/EKG and ultrasound; health information technology systems; and products such as complex medical equipment, parenteral and enteral supplies, equipment and nutrients; and additional specialized supplies for long term and post acute care settings nationally. The mission of NASL is to represent ancillary service providers and suppliers in the long term and post acute care community on healthcare policy and to advocate for high-quality, cost-effective care.







Expand Coverage of Telehealth Services Under Medicare


October 16-18, 2016
Gaylord Opryland Resort
  & Convention Center
Nashville, Tennessee


Now accepting registrations:

NASL 27th Annual Meeting 
Symposium on Rehabilitation Therapy ONLY






 McKnight's: Payment hike achieved, providers turn focus to quality aspects of FY 2017 rule.  “It's a bit of a game changer with this final rule, it is our changeover from fee-­fo-r­service to fee-­for-­value, for at least part of our reimbursement,” said NASL Executive VP Cynthia Morton.  (8/3/16)

CMS announces a 1-day training event on the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP), to be held in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. The objective is to provide SNFs with assessment-based data collection instructions and updates associated with the changes in the October 1, 2016 release of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 and other reporting requirements of the SNF QRP.  Visit the SNF QRP Training webpage for more information and to register.  (7/26/16)


CMS releases Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for CY2017; NASL's quick summary of the provisions most important to members is available here(7/7/16)


CMS releases CY 2017 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; and Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements proposed rule.  (6/27/16)


CMS releases End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Coverage and Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program, Durable Medical Equipment, etc. (6/24/16)


NASL files comments on the CY2017 SNF PPS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.  (6/20/16)


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Considering a run for the NASL Board of Directors? 

Watch our informational webinar What It Means to Be an NASL Board Member for the answers to all your questions. 

Remember, nominations must be submitted to Laura de la Calzada by September 1. 


Countdown to MDS Section GG - 
Collaboration Between Nursing and Therapy

July 20, 2016 - Co-hosted by NASL and AANAC

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NASL Webinar:  Countdown to IMPACT

May 25, 2016

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