Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Action Electronic Visit Verification
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 3/21/2020
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3/21/20  11:00 pm
Commenter: Peter Whoriskey, Maria Sacchetti, Richard A. Webster

wonderful place to die ... nursing homes

Across the United States, the number of reported cases of coronavirus at nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other elder care centers have spiked, with at least 73 facilities in 22 states reporting infections, at least 55 coronavirus deaths occurred among people living in elder care facilities 

EVV causes nursing home placements because it makes it impossible to hire staff now. 

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