On November 5, 2021, the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Companies (CMS) printed an interim remaining rule that requires vaccinations for sure well being care staff. The rule is proscribed to solely these entities who’re surveyed by CMS and have Circumstances of Participation, Circumstances for Protection, or Necessities for Participation within the Medicare and Medicaid packages. Our well being care workforce lately summarized the rule, and is constant to comply with developments on this space.
As well as, our labor and employment workforce additionally offered an analogous overview of the brand new Occupational Security and Well being Administration (OSHA) remaining rule. OSHA has issued its COVID-19 Emergency Short-term Normal (ETS) for personal employers, which works 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 courtroom evaluations it.