$1.8B For Congregate Settings Cut From Rescue Plan, Stakeholders Irate

By Amy Lotven / February 25, 2021 at 7:50 PM
A provision allocating $1.8 billion to assisted living centers and other congregate settings has been cut from the COVID-19 package, infuriating stakeholders who say the federal government is abandoning seniors and their caregivers in their greatest time of need. A House staffer confirms the provision has been cut due to jurisdictional problems. “Assisted living communities have been on the front lines of the pandemic, serving the population most vulnerable to COVID-19 for a full year with little to no federal...

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