President Obama’s former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is taking questions about the most recent COVID-19 developments with NowThis Senior Correspondent Versha Sharma. Just two weeks ago, Slavitt warned that hospitals in particular would face a ‘tsunami-like’ escalation if the COVID-19 pandemic didn't get under control in the U.S. This warning has become the new reality as states across the country are facing hospitals at capacity and in desperate need of more beds, ventilators, masks, and other crucial medical supplies. Slavitt was one of 16 national health leaders to sign a letter to local citizens across the country urging them to #StayHome.
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