Have you thought about participating in the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award program?
WHCA/WiCAL Executive Director John Vander Meer reviews 2016 and looks ahead to 2017. Read More
WHCA/WiCAL is pleased to announce that Pathway Health Services and WHCA/WiCAL Legal Services Director Brian Purtell will be offering an educational webinar series on 6 of the top 10 F-Tag citations from 2016.
Participation in these webinars will help you and your staff understand F-tag expectations as we enter into some of the new tags under the new Requirements of Participation. Read More
On Tuesday, Dec. 13 - Wednesday, Dec. 14, WHCA/WiCAL Executive Director John Vander Meer and Director of Legal Services Brian Purtell traveled down to meet with CMS Region V officials in Chicago. Read More
In 2017, WHCA/WiCAL is offering timely and innovative professional development programs in the
areas of SNF Medicaid Reimbursement, Quality Advancement, Requirements of Participation, and the Survey Process.
Gain access to all four of these valuable programs at a discounted rate by purchasing a season ticket pass! Read More
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services issued a press release this week noting an increase in flu cases and emphasizing that Wisconsin seniors are especially at risk. Read More
The CRC is a website available to all Wisconsin nursing home staff and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). CRC recently updated its resources. Read More
As member-driven organizations, the Wisconsin Health Care Association and the Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WHCA/WiCAL) depend upon representatives from their long-term care facility membership... Read More
In 2016, WHCA/WiCAL hosted six popular presentations through the Financial Affairs Webinar Series. In 2017, there will be eight presentations in this free, members-only series. Read More
Beginning January 1, 2017, participating member facilities can begin submitting their Q4 Quality Variable data on the WCCEAL webpage. Submission of variables is due by January 15th. Read More
AHCA's Quality Initiative Webcast Series is an eight-part series providing in-depth instruction and strategies to help members effectively meet impending payment and regulatory changes. It is designed with the intent of helping members succeed by providing insights into the changes, providing specific strategies that can be adopted by centers, and offering a comprehensive array of tools and resources. Part 4 discusses Staff Stability. Read More
The DHS Rule would amend the definition of home health services to include services provided under the care of a PA. The Rule would also revise administrative code relating to patient records and infection control and prevention programs. Read More
On December 20, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the final rule implementing the Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment Models (EPM) mandatory bundled payment program. Read More
Republican leaders in both the state assembly and state senate this week announced committee memberships. Democratic leaders have not yet announced committee members from their caucuses. Read More
WHCAWiCAL is pleased to announce Legislative Day 2017, which will be held March 28, 2017!
WHCA/WiCAL depends on our members to get the word out to their State Legislators about the perspective of Wisconsin's long-term care providers regarding the 2017-19 Biennial State Budget. Read More
As WHCA/WiCAL considers programming for the 2017 Spring Conference to be held this year in the Wisconsin Dells, we want to offer members and business partners the opportunity to submit programming proposals. Read More