CMS Issues Interpretive Guidance for Interim Final Rule Addressing COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination

Published: 12/30/2021

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

On November 5, 2021, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published an interim final rule with comment period (IFC), “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination,”  that established requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccine immunization of staff among Medicare- and Medicaid-certified providers and suppliers. CMS has now released guidance and survey procedures for assessing and maintaining compliance with these regulatory requirements. The guidance is

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