Please Join CMS for a National Stakeholder Call on COVID-19 Vaccination of Staff Within all Medicare and Medicaid-Certified Facilities
CMS just released an Interim Final Rule With Comment Period (IFC-6 https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/biden-harris-administration-issues-emergency-regulation-requiring-covid-19-vaccination-health-care) requiring COVID-19 vaccination of staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities. Please join John Blum, CMS’s Principal Deputy Administrator and Dr. Lee Fleisher, Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality in a discussion of this important rule.
When: Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
Who should attend: Leaders and administrators of Medicare and Medicaid Certified Facilities as well as representatives of those who work in such facilities.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Questions: Please submit questions in advance, with the Subject heading “IFC-6 Stakeholder Call Question” to Partnership@cms.hhs.gov. On the call, we will answer as many of the questions received by noon as possible We’ll also post a subsequent FAQ document.
To view a list of frequently asked questions, visit: www.cms.gov/files/document/cms-omnibus-staff-vax-requirements-2021.docx
External FAQs are also posted to CMS Current Emergencies Page under ‘Clinical & Technical Guidance for all health care providers’: https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/Emergency/EPRO/Current-Emergencies/Current-Emergencies-page
Interim Final Rule with Comment Period in Federal Register:
https://www.federalregister.gov/public-inspection/2021-23831/medicare-and-medicaid-programs-omnibus-covid-19-health-care-staff-vaccination or https://public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2021-23831.pdf
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