On November 5, 2021, the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Providers (CMS) revealed an interim ultimate rule that requires vaccinations for sure well being care staff. The rule is restricted to solely these entities who’re surveyed by CMS and have Situations of Participation, Situations for Protection, or Necessities for Participation within the Medicare and Medicaid applications. Our well being care staff just lately summarized the rule, and is constant to comply with developments on this space.
As well as, our labor and employment staff additionally offered an identical overview of the brand new Occupational Security and Well being Administration (OSHA) ultimate rule. OSHA has issued its COVID-19 Emergency Short-term Normal (ETS) for personal employers, which fits into impact on December 5, 2021, although as of this posting, the U.S. Court docket of Appeals for the fifth Circuit quickly blocked the mandate whereas the court docket critiques it.