Rep. Judy Chu Calls for Probe into Kei-Ai COVID Deaths

From Rafu Shimpo:

“Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena) has called for a multi-level investigation into the COVID-19 deaths at Kei-Ai Los Angeles, owned by Pacifica Companies, during her keynote speech at the “Kansha Obon 3” event held by the Save Our Seniors Network on Oct. 8 in Little Tokyo.

“I will be writing a letter to CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) and at the state-level counterpart, asking for an investigation into these deaths,” she said. “And I will demand answers! We must be assured that these complaints and these lives are not swept under the rug. This community and these seniors are too precious a resource to just abandon.”

Chu, the chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, also is a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee’s Health Subcommittee, which monitors and pays for all federally subsidized healthcare, including nursing homes like Pacifica’s Kei-Ai L.A.”

Representative Chu’s letter, co-signed by House Representatives Maxine Waters and Jimmy Gomez, is posted below:

Judy Chu 1 of 2 letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Judy Chu 2 of 2 letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Read more here: https://rafu.com/2022/10/rep-chu-calls-for-probe-into-kei-ai-covid-deaths/

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