Provider Membership

DHCFA Member Benefits

DHCFA membership provides exclusive access to expert resources on legislative and government affairs, regulatory issues, long-term care nursing issues, education, labor issues, legal issues, reimbursement issues, professional guidance, and special events. DHCFA focuses on our profession on a local and national level and provides up-to-the-minute information.

DHCFA represents members in Delaware and in Washington, D.C., monitoring local and federal issues with the help of AHCA, our lobbyist and board. One of our greatest strengths is effective advocacy before the legislative and regulatory bodies at the state and Federal level with the support of our membership.

AHCA and NCAL Membership

When you join DHCFA, you become a member of the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living. As the state affiliate to the national association, DHCFA members have the opportunity to influence our profession’s national agenda. Members will receive AHCA’s timely publications, AHCA Notes, Provider Magazine and Focus, a monthly assisted living newsletter.

AHCA and NCAL work tirelessly at the national level to improve the profession by monitoring legislation, influencing regulations and changes to existing regulations and to improve reimbursement. Through their relationships with CMS, the Congress, and the White House they have made a difference for each and every provider. Additionally, they are a source of professional educational tools created to assist you in developing your staff and improving your delivery of care.

Local Professional Development At Reduced Fees

DHCFA strives to provide affordable, practical and timely educational credit programs for long-term care professionals throughout the year. We offer quality seminars and workshops tailored to your needs and current issues. By participating in DHCFA’s state-wide meetings, you will build professional alliances and have the opportunity to share best practices.

Representation On Local Boards And Committees

DHCFA provides representation for the long-term care community on various related boards and committees and ensures that the long-term care community is represented and involved in public policy changes.

Additional benefits Include:

  • Lobbying To Delaware’s General Assembly
  • Open Admission Policy Advertisement each July
  • Accounting and reimbursement resources
  • Bi-weekly Currents and priority updates, transmitted electronically
  • Issue-relevant surveys, reports, and educational sessions
  • Membership Directory
  • Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show
  • Legislative Conference All-Star Awards
  • Holiday Social
  • Long-Term Care Continuum Nursing Council
  • Public relations and communications website

Please complete the membership application below. Upon acceptance of your application by DHCFA, you will immediately become eligible for the wealth of benefits enjoyed by facility members. DHCFA will send you an invoice for dues with your acceptance letter. For further information please contact us at (302)235-6895.

Provider Application