Written by: John E. Hall, Jr., Esq. and Drew Graham, Esq.
In spring 2020, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) asked the Government Accounting Office (“GAO”) to analyze the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (“CMS”) oversight of infection control in nursing homes. On May 20, 2020, GAO issued the first of several responsive reports, focusing on issues arising before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scope of Sen. Wyden’s Inquiry
Sen. Wyden asked GAO