Coronavirus update: 10 physician recommendations for lawmakers to address the crisis

March 19, 2020

The organization presents recommendations for further actions pertaining to healthcare capacity, testing, personal protective supplies, and coverage.

America’s Frontline Physicians, a group of six doctor organizations, have produced a series of recommendations for lawmakers in Washington detailing steps they can take to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic currently sweeping the globe.In a March 18 news release, the organization applauded actions already taken, but urged lawmakers to do more to address healthcare capacity, testing, personal protective supplies, and coverage.“Additional action is needed to facilitate coverage for COVID-19 testing and treatment and ensure sufficient access and capacity and availability of personal protection,” the release says.