Nancy Kusmaul Published in Journal of the American Medical Directors’ Association

Nancy Kusmaul, Associate Professor, has a new paper published in Journal of the American Medical Directors’ Association. Title: COVID-19 and Nursing Home Residents’ Rights Excerpt: As soon as the story about the Kirkland, Washington nursing home and Covid-19 became national news the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) took swift action to protect nursing home residents. Their press release on March 13, 2020 characterized their directives as the most aggressive and decisive, and they certainly were. They immediately restricted all visitors, volunteers, and nonessential personnel from entering nursing homes and cancelled group activities and communal dining. Read more at the link below: Kusmaul N, COVID-19 and Nursing Home Residents’ Rights, Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (2020), doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2020.07.035.

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