Positivity Rates are Now Through the State's Chart 
Facilities Should Pay attention to the Positivity Rate, not the color of their county.

State Long-Term Care Guidance and Positivity Rate Webpage

Annual Membership Meeting
Correction: The date is Thursday, August 19

I apologize for any confusion, but the NMHCA/NMCAL Membership meeting is Thursday morning, not Wednesday. A corrected RSVP form is included below. 

The NMHCA/NMCAL Board of Directors has called for a meeting of the membership on Thursday, August 19, 2021, beginning at 7:30 am at the Embassy Suites - Albuquerque located at 1000 Woodward NE. The primary purpose of this meeting is to elect the 21-22 Board of Directors. All member facilities may have 1 representative attend at no cost, but please RSVP so we can have accurate counts for space and breakfast.  Download the RSVP form here.
Reporting Information

Click here to download State Reporting Requirements

  • Report possible COVID-19--505-837-0006.
  • NM Division of Health Improvement Incident Reporting: (800) 752-8649
  • Vaccine breakthrough reporting -  505-827-0006. 
  • Report staff and resident vaccines to the State every Monday using the following link,


2021 Workshops

2021 Convention and Exposition 
Embassy Suites - Albuquerque
August 18-20, 2021  

 Register Here!

Certified Medication Aide Training

October 26- November 5, 2021
In-person training at NMHCA/NCAL

Register Here

Registration is now open for the 
72nd AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo 
October 10-13 at the National Harbor outside Washington, DC. 


PPE Ordering Information

Requests for PPE should submit Form ICS 213RR to your local Emergency Manager.

Download Emergency Manager List here 

PPE Ordering Process/instructions

NMHCA Staff Contact Information

Vicente Vargas, Executive Director,, 505-710-8560

Patricia Whitacre, RN, Director of Clinical and Quality Services,, 505-301-3085

Tracy Alter, Senior Director of Member Services,, 505-440-3806

AHCA/NCAL Online Training

 ICD-10 Training for PDPM — CODER

ICD-10 Training for PDPM— NON-CODER

Understanding SNF VBP in Detail

Infection Preventionist Specialized Training - IPCO

The popular ahcancalED Infection Preventionist Specialized Training (IPCO) is on sale through October 31, 2020.  Registrants can save $50 off the regular registration price this month by using promo code IPCO2020 when they register. 
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