Governor Cuomo says NY can’t report nursing home deaths in hospitals. But other states have.

Governor Cuomo says NY can’t report nursing home deaths in hospitals.  But other states have.
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When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was first accused of undercounting nursing home deaths from Covid-19, his government offered a simple statement:

The state did not include nursing home residents who died in hospital on the publicly released list of deaths related to long-term care facilities, officials said for having a “double count”Of these deaths in the statewide total.

But New York differs from other states when it comes to counting nursing home deaths, research experts said – a decision that made New York’s nursing home death toll seem lower than it was, and it is now under federal investigation.

“It’s difficult to compare state-level data, but New York is the only state that has specifically stated that it is …



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