November 2021

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COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Facilities UPDATE 12/1/21: The CMS Vaccine Mandate is on hold pending an official notice. COVID-19 vaccinations are still mandated for nurses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, per a City of Philadelphia mandate. On November 4, 2021, the Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination interim final rule with comment period (IFC) and the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) released new mandates regarding the COVID-19 vaccine for Medicare and Medicaid-certified providers, facilities, and the companies who staff them, like ePeople Healthcare. Under the rule: Covered providers must establish a policy ensuring that all eligible staff have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19Read More →