Administration Updates / Coronavirus / Medicare / Safety & Health

Trump Administration Announces New Protections for Nursing Home Residents

trumpAs part of the unprecedented efforts taken by the Trump Administration, President Trump announced several new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiatives designed to protect nursing home residents from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

“From the moment the threat of this virus materialized, the Trump Administration has placed a priority on protecting nursing home residents,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “Today’s multi-pronged intervention represents the latest efforts in fulfilling that unwavering commitment. As caseloads continue to increase in areas around the country, it has never been more important that nursing homes have what they need to maintain a sturdy defense against the virus. These measures will help them do exactly that.”

You can read more from CMS here.

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