Ways & Means: CMS COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Missing, Unreliable

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / August 5, 2020 at 6:26 PM
House Ways & Means Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) wrote to CMS Administrator Seema Verma on Wednesday (Aug. 5) that his committee has found large gaps in the COVID-19 data nursing homes are reporting to the government, making it difficult to accurately assess death rates, staffing needs and allocate provider relief funds. Neal wants to know by Aug. 21 how CMS will fix the data collection problems. CMS began requiring nursing homes to report COVID-19 data directly to the Centers for...

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