EEOC Approves Some COVID Vaccine Requirements, Incentives

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New federal guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued on May 28 permits policies requiring employees who enter a workplace to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, provided those policies comply with the reasonable accommodation provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and any other […]

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EEOC Approves Some COVID Vaccine Requirements, Incentives

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New federal guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued on May 28 permits policies requiring employees who enter a workplace to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, provided those policies comply with the reasonable accommodation provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and any […]

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NAHC: Prioritize Home Care and Hospice Workers for COVID-19 Vaccine

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NAHC will be working with membership to organize efforts in the states to ensure that home health and hospice workers receive prioritization for the vaccine once one is approved.  Vaccine advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted 13-1 on Tuesday, December 1, to recommend health care workers and residents of long-term […]

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Senator: Bill to Reimburse Home Health for Telehealth Services Is Coming

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A Senate Special Committee on Aging on Thursday, May 21, heard from multiple witnesses testifying to the need for more telemedicine, particularly in the home health setting, prompting committee chair Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) to say “I plan to introduce a bill soon to create a framework to reimburse for telehealth services provided by home health […]

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