Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
Policymakers must ensure worker safety, particularly during public health emergencies.
Federal and state licensing standards should require that nursing facilities and assisted living/residential care settings have well-developed, feasible, and practiced emer
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the states, and all other regulators should vigorously enforce all regulations in long-term services and supports (LTSS) facilities and home care w
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Policymakers and health care administrators must conduct adequate emergency preparedness planning to avoid scarcity of medical equipment, supplies, and personnel