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COVID-19 in Nursing Homes: CMS Needs to Continue to Strengthen Oversight of Infection Prevention and Control.

Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; Publication GAO-22-105133. September 14, 2022.

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October 12, 2022

Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; Publication GAO-22-105133. September 14, 2022.

COVID-19 generated unprecedented challenges for the nursing home industry, revealing and amplifying process, staffing, trust, and infection control weaknesses to the detriment of care. This report analyzed current infection protection actions in long-term care. A primary improvement conclusion drawn from the examination is to strengthen the role of infection control professionals.

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Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; Publication GAO-22-105133. September 14, 2022.

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