[Ed. – Yada-yada due-process hand-wave. Of course no one will abuse this opportunity, least of all hospitals that would be rewarded with money or epidemiology ideologues who would be rewarded with statistics.]
Relatives of individuals who died in the “early days” of the coronavirus pandemic will be able to seek amended death certificates that show COVID-19 as a contributing cause of death in order to receive reimbursement for funeral costs under a new FEMA program, according to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
“Your loved one should have COVID on their death certificate, anywhere listed either as their primary or contributing cause of death,” said Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat, on Monday during a news conference with Schumer. “In those early days, we know that so many people didn’t know what was COVID and what wasn’t.