Becerra Will Expand Nursing Home COVID-19 Data Collection If Confirmed

By Maya Goldman / March 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM
HHS Secretary-nominee Xavier Becerra committed, if confirmed, to look into the disproportionate effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on nursing home residents and to expand data collection to better track demographic trends from the virus on congregate living settings, but in his response to written questions from Senate Finance Committee members he was vague on how he would work to lessen the impact of private equity ownership on nursing homes. Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) asked Becerra about the impacts...

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