W&M Moves On Elder Justice, Nursing Home Data Collection Legislation

By Maya Goldman / September 10, 2021 at 7:13 PM
The House Ways & Means Committee on Friday (Sept. 10) passed legislation funding elder justice programs, bolstering long-term care staffing and improving data collection in those facilities to increase transparency, despite Republican lawmakers’ assertions the elder justice policies were redundant. The policy proposals are part of the committee’s contribution to Democrats’ emerging reconciliation package, known as the Build Back Better Act. Ways & Means also marked up and passed legislation that would expand Medicare to cover dental, vision and hearing...

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