There Has Been Withdrawal of Health Care Staff Vaccination Requirements

  Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that withdraws the regulations on COVID-19 healthcare staff vaccination requirements issued in a November 2021 interim final rule. COVID-19 vaccination policies and procedures for healthcare staff will no longer be required under Medicare Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage, effective August 4, 2023.

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