NASL

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.

 

 

CURRENT CALLS FOR ACTION 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

NASL Supports Repealing the Outpatient Therapy Cap

Take action now to ask your Member of Congress to support repeal of the therapy cap by supporting and signing onto the Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017 (S. 253/H.R. 807)!

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NASL

SNF Public Use Files:
CMS’ Ongoing Effort for Greater Data Transparency


Presented by Misha Segal & John Kelliher
The Berkeley Research Group

 
Thursday, April 27, 2017
3:30 – 4:30pm EDT
Free to NASL Members


Learn from former CMS & Capitol Hill staff regarding
CMS' direction for collecting, analyzing and using "PUF" Data

Register today.

 


  
October 15-17, 2017
Mandalay Bay Resort & Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada 

NOW ACCEPTING PRE-REGISTRATION!

NASL ROOM BLOCK AT THE
MANDALAY BAY RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER
IS NOW OPEN FOR RESERVATIONS.

Call the Housing Bureau at 866-227-1876.  Be sure to identify yourself as an NASL registrant to receive the special $242 per night conference rate.
 


Click the calendar for upcoming NASL Committee and Workgroup calls

                      

     

 


IN THE NEWS

 

 

Joint Exercise - McKnight's Long Term Care News & Assisted Living.  Some health officials believe an alternative payment bundling project for joint replacement will eventually replace a fragmented and duplicative fee-for-service program. Meanwhile, the program serves only to illustrate how "exposed" the long-term care industry is, Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President of NASL, said. (4/5/17)

 

Providers exhale but remain cautious after healthcare bill demise - McKnight's Long Term Care News & Assisted Living.  "I believe the bill was moving way too fast," Cynthia Morton, Executive Vice President of NASL, said. "Medicaid is a complicated program and changes to it need to be thought through and considered."   (3/27/17)

 

NASL has prepared an overview of the March 2, 2017,  Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) meeting, where Commissioners continued to debate policies addressing a unified post-acute care (PAC) prospective payment system (PPS).