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The Indiana Health Care Association is Indiana’s largest trade association and advocate representing skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities and independent living.

Who We Serve

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Providing highly skilled medical and therapy services as well as a home-like environment, Indiana’s nursing facilities care for residents with complex health care needs.

Assisted Living Communities

Indiana’s assisted living communities provide residents that need help with some daily care, more independence and social engagement opportunities.

Businesses and Vendors

Ranging from medical supplies to food and entertainment services, hundreds of businesses partner with providers in the senior living sector each and every day.


To educate, inform, and advocate on behalf of health care providers, consumers, and those who care for Indiana’s geriatric and developmentally disabled citizens.

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AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Intent to Apply

The AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Program is accepting Intent to Apply submissions. From Sept. 15 – Nov. 15, members who plan to apply for a 2023 National Quality Award can submit an ITA to automatically save money on their overall application fee in January. No paperwork is needed. Visit and click on Portal to begin!

All 2023 Quality Award applications are due on January 26, 2023.

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Nursing Home and Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Reports

Each year, the IHCA/INCAL partners with the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS),  a leader in healthcare salary and benefits research to make their comprehensive reports for nursing homes and assisted living communities available to our members. HCS has been providing the healthcare industry with reliable and comprehensive salary and benefits studies for over 50 years and publishes a total of ten reports on an annual basis.


Featured Events


Changing the Workplace Culture by Increasing Our Capacity for Empathy

October 5, 2022 10:00 am - October 5, 2022 11:00 am

This session teaches Nonviolent Communication skills and gives participants strategies they can use immediately

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Expert Outbreak Management for the Infection Preventionist

October 18, 2022 2:30 pm - October 18, 2022 3:30 pm

Join us as we discuss the epidemiology of infectious diseases and basic microbiology concepts that are important for IP professionals to understand.

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NAB Exam Prep Session November [Virtual]

November 2, 2022 8:00 am - November 2, 2022 4:00 pm

This session is available to those who have/will soon complete their AIT and are ready to get the exams completed.

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Mike Weber

Riverwalk Communities is privileged to be a member of IHCA/INCAL. The Association provides unparalleled expertise, and excellent leadership and representation, most notably in the complicated areas of long term care reimbursement and regulatory matters at the federal, state and local level.

Mike Weber

CEO, Riverwalk Communities

Our Services


Benefit from advocacy services to influence legislation and rule-making impacting your assisted living and independent living communities.


Regulatory & Clinical Affairs

Dig into our analysis of the top residential citations and gain from our guidance on delivering quality resident care.


Payment & Reimbursement

Access resources and expertise related to reimbursement through the Aged & Disabled Medicaid Waiver program.


Workforce Development

Connect with prospective job candidates through Indiana’s career pathways Website,


Professional Development

Receive guidance and education aimed at improving your operations and helping you deliver excellent resident experiences.


Quality Initiatives

Use NCAL’s national program to build upon your existing work by setting specific, measurable targets to further improve the quality of care for your residents.


Title Members

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What are your waiting for? Start benefitting from an IHCA/INCAL membership today!