The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program provides a pathway for providers of long term and post-acute care services to journey towards performance excellence. The program is based on the core values and criteria of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.
Applications are judged by trained Examiners who provide feedback on opportunities for improvement to support continuous learning.
2020 Application Deadline is January 23!
Application Packets and Criteria Series
To access materials please select an award level under Applicants, located in the left-hand menu. Submit your application through the Quality Award Portal.
The program receives over 1,000 applications a year, members are strongly encouraged to submit the application before the deadline.
Email is the best way for us to respond to questions due to volume. The Quality Award inbox is monitored Monday - Friday from 7 am - 5 pm ET.