On November 5, 2021, the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Companies (CMS) revealed an interim remaining 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 packages. Our well being care group not too long ago summarized the rule, and is constant to comply with developments on this space.
As well as, our labor and employment group additionally offered an identical overview of the brand new Occupational Security and Well being Administration (OSHA) remaining rule. OSHA has issued its COVID-19 Emergency Momentary Customary (ETS) for personal employers, which fits into impact on December 5, 2021, although as of this posting, the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the fifth Circuit quickly blocked the mandate whereas the court docket opinions it.