Posted Saturday, January 8, 2022
On Friday, January 7, 2022, the Supreme Court held hearings on the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. No decision has been made, however, they seem to be leaning toward the CMS mandate.
“OSHA and CMS announced the rules in November. The OSHA regulation applies to all employers with one hundred or more employees and is not limited to health care companies, while the CMS mandate applies to all health care personnel that enter a care setting or come into contact with patients, families, or caregivers. The CMS rule requires 100% compliance, and providers would be subject to monetary penalties, potential denials of payment or, as a last resort, termination of their participation in Medicare or Medicaid.”
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