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This week, the Senate Finance Committee released the language and summaries of legislation to help nursing home efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Act would call on nursing homes to ensure that a portion Federal relief funds, made available on or after July 1, for responding to COVID-19 would be used for personal protective equipment (PPE) and COVID-19 testing in long-term care facilities. The Act also has language for expanding resources for elder justice activities.
Populations:Advocates; Aging/Older Adults; Caregivers; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Direct Care Workforce; Physical Disabilities
Senate Committee on Finance
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72073