Gregg Girvan

Gregg Girvan

Nursing Homes Are Struggling. Biden’s Proposed Reforms Will Make Things Worse.

Unfunded mandates to hire more workers won’t help improve quality of care when much of the industry is underwater or barely profitable.

Here’s How Not to Reform Long Term Care

The Build Back Better Act care provisions double down on a failed system.

Biden’s Employer Vaccine Mandate Outlives Its Usefulness Before It Even Begins

In the months that have passed since he announced it, the trajectory of the pandemic has gotten better.

A Tale of Two Vaccine Mandates

Unlike the private employer mandate, Biden’s mandate for nursing home staff would both protect the most vulnerable and pass constitutional muster.

How Cuomo’s Pandemic Response Eroded the Public Trust

Dishonesty and fearmongering makes the public tune out experts and leaders.

The COVID Nursing Home Crisis Was 50 Years in the Making

Medicaid's funding structure ensures that profits are slim, so employees are overworked and sanitation problems and PPE shortages are common.