CMS Concerned About Low COVID-19 Booster Rates In Nursing Homes

By Michelle M. Stein / November 22, 2022 at 7:11 PM
CMS says nursing homes can pre-order COVID-19 treatments in case of an outbreak in guidance released Tuesday (Nov. 22), while also expressing concerns that only 44% of residents have received the updated COVID-19 booster shot -- and in some places, no residents have received a booster. The agency says it will closely oversee such facilities and possibly take enforcement action, and also track COVID-19 outbreaks and poor nursing home outcomes. Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator, said at a...

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