Nursing Homes Membership

The Wisconsin Health Care Association is a proactive trade association and a major player in Wisconsin’s health care spectrum. WHCA is the state’s most representative provider association representing skilled nursing therapy providers. Its members represent a true cross-section of the long-term care and post-acute provider community – including proprietary, non-profit and government operated facilities.

As an association, WHCA is actively and professionally involved in virtually every area impacting Wisconsin’s long-term and post-acute care providers and their business colleagues. Currently, WHCA, and it’s assisted living division the Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WiCAL) represents about 250 facilities with over 28,000 employees caring for some 27,000 residents. WHCA staff possess the experience and knowledge needed to understand the needs of skilled nursing facility administrative and clinical staff.

WHCA/WiCAL employees include: two former state Capitol staffers, an attorney with extensive experience in health law in both public and private sectors, an expert in reimbursement policy with a Masters Degrees in Public Affairs, and a licensed nursing facility administrator. All staff are readily accessible to the membership and their employees to assist in resolving their individual and collective concerns. They can be depended upon to provide assistance and information on the complex issues of long-term and post-acute care.

WHCA membership is secured with the payment of annual dues, based on the number of licensed beds at of the beginning of a calendar year. Annual WHCA dues are $36/bed, and will be prorated, based on membership enrollment date. Dues may be paid on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. Members are also expected to join WHCA’s national organization, the American Health Care Association (AHCA), as part of their membership agreement & dues are invoiced by WHCA separately.

For more information on the benefits of WHCA membership, please contact Jena Jackson, WHCA/WiCAL’s Director of Development for additional information.