Strike Teams, Training for Nursing Home Staff In GOP Relief Package

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / July 27, 2020 at 10:06 PM
A week after HHS announced an additional $5 billion for nursing homes that complete infection control best practices training, Republican senators unveiled similar training requirements and a strike team in their COVID-19 relief package, released Monday (July 27). Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) proposal would have HHS create strike teams as necessary, develop online staff training courses on infection control and provide governors a list of all Medicare- and Medicaid-enrolled nursing facilities that saw an increase in the...

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