Nursing homes ordered to report coronavirus cases to patients, families and the federal government

The nation’s nursing home operators were told Sunday to let patients and their families know if there are cases of the coronaviruswithin their walls.The order announced by Seema Verma, administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, also requires the nursing homes to report such cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.“It’s important that parents and their families have the information that they need,” Verma said at the daily White House coronavirus briefing. “And they need to understand what’s going on in the nursing homes.”CMS said it plans to make the data pu...


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