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July 15, 2020

Health Law Daily

Trump Administration To Offer “Point Of Care” Coronavirus Testing At Nursing Homes, Verma Says

  • July 15, 2020

Bloomberg Law (7/14, Shankar, Subscription Publication) reports, “The Trump administration plans to offer ‘point of care [coronavirus] testing’ at nursing homes across the country, Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, [said] during a press conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.” A “‘rapid on the spot, 20 tests per hour’ device will initially be given to 2,000 nursing homes, says Admiral Brett Giroir, assistant secretary at the Health and Human Services Department.”