NAHC Webinar: OSHA COVID-19 Mandatory Vax and Testing Rules

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:00pm-4:30pm ET REGISTER Free to NAHC members! Vaccine and testing mandates are perhaps the most important public policy issue in the United States right now and health care employers are on the front line of this debate. Having the necessary knowledge and expertise about how to respond to the new rules […]

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NAHC Webinar: CMS & OSHA COVID-19 Mandatory Vax and Testing Rules

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 3:00pm-4:30pm ET REGISTER Free to NAHC members! Vaccine and testing mandates are perhaps the most important public policy issue in the United States right now and health care employers are on the front line of this debate. Having the necessary knowledge and expertise about how to respond to the new rules […]

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‘Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst’: How Providers Should Plan Around the CMS Mandate Freeze

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The initial health care worker vaccine mandate laid out by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) was a cause for confusion for some home health providers when it was announced officially in early November. Now that a nationwide injunction has been issued by a federal judge with key deadlines rapidly approaching, that confusion has only […]

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Vaccine Mandate Leaves Health-Care Providers Lamenting Omissions

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The health-care community was digesting a sweeping vaccine mandate Thursday, praising its aim but bemoaning notable omissions in the directive that requires 17 million workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by Jan. 4. Most of the nursing home industry’s recommendations for the new rule didn’t materialize. Most importantly, the mandate doesn’t allow unvaccinated workers to […]

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NAHC’s Dombi: ‘Bumpy Road’ Ahead for OSHA, CMS Vaccine Mandates

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The vaccine mandates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have received mixed reactions from in-home care providers. But the bottom line is that each will cause at least some employee movement, whether it’s forcing workers out of the health care sector completely or to […]

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The Fast-Paced World of Vaccine Mandate Rules

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from our partners at Polsinelli The Biden Administration issued a Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on Thursday, November 4th, which the Fifth Circuit halted on Saturday, November 13th, the Administration also issued a rule for certain healthcare providers accepting Medicare and Medicaid funding and it pushed back the compliance date for federal contractors […]

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