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Your Advocacy Is Working! However, Nursing Home Residents Still Need Your Help

October 29, 2021

Last week, we asked you to reach out to your members of Congress to tell them to include critical provisions that would increase protections for nursing home residents. These provisions would lead to a minimum staffing standard, improve the survey and enforcement process, improve the accuracy and reliability of data submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and increase scrutiny of Medicare cost reports.

The good news is that Congress has heard your voice! These important provisions were included in the most recent version of the Build Back Better Act.  However, the inclusion of the provisions in the final bill is not ensured.  We need you to continue to reach out to your members of Congress and tell them to include these provisions!

After the loss of over 186,000 residents of long-term care facilities to COVID-19 and the prolonged suffering of other residents, it would be a travesty to not have increased protections included into the reconciliation bill.

That’s why we urgently need your help!

Please complete this form to reach out to your members of Congress and tell them to support these provisions!

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