CMS Offers Additional Information on Health Care Worker Vaccine Mandate

Published: 01/14/2022

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

As StayAlert! reviewed yesterday, the United States Supreme Court has recognized CMS’ authority to set a consistent COVID-19 vaccination standard for workers in facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid. CMS’ vaccine rule will cover 10.4 million health care workers at 76,000 medical facilities. CMS believes that giving patients assurance on the safety of their care is one of its critical responsibilities and a key to combatting the pandemic

CMS is already implementing the Omnibus C

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