Bloomberg Law
April 8, 2022, 4:29 PM

‘Wild West’ of Long Covid Clinics Ripe For Biden Crackdown

Lydia Wheeler
Lydia Wheeler
Senior Reporter

Millions of people suffering from long Covid got a big win this week with news that the government is launching specialized treatment clinics, but the funding budgeted likely isn’t enough.

Though there are over 200 post-Covid clinics across the country to care for people with the constellations of conditions known as long Covid, there’s no standard for the treatment they provide, and some aren’t actually helping patients. The memorandum President Joe Biden announced this week aims to change that by investing an initial $20 million in 2023 to launch Centers of Excellence.

“Centers of Excellence in general is the best practices ...

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