HHS Pressure On Nevada Sends Warning To Other States To Stay In Line

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / October 14, 2020 at 1:32 PM
Nevada health officials rescinded their order for nursing homes to stop using point-of-care COVID-19 testing machines supplied by CMS due to alleged 60% false positive rates shortly after HHS called the directive unlawful and demanded the state retract it. Despite rescinding the order, Nevada health officials said they will continue to review the discrepancy in testing results to see whether the issues are with the process, the test itself or the specimen collection. “Since these tests are intended to have...

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