On November 4, 2021, the Biden Administration released two federal rules regarding employee vaccine mandates. The OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) was subsequently put on hold by a federal judge in response to litigation against the Biden Administration. The CMS Rule remains in effect and applies to all FQHCs. It has primacy over the OSHA ETS and FQHCs must demonstrate compliance in two phases: December 5, 2021 and January 4, 2022.
Please join NACHC and FTLF for an Industry Update webinar on November 11, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET, free of charge thanks to NACHC support. The webinar will address frequently emerging questions about exemptions, testing and how this rule affects health center compliance and condition of participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.