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NIC’s Skilled Nursing COVID-19 Tracker Shows Worrying Pace of Cases Across the U.S.

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  November 18, 2020

Since May 31, 2020, NIC has been publishing a regular updated weekly surveillance report on the incidence of COVID-19 cases among residents in our nation’s nursing care properties. Using raw data collected and reported by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), NIC’s Skilled Nursing COVID-19 Tracker (Tracker) reports CMS nursing home data and provides insights into the rate of virus spread within skilled nursing properties.