Tuesday February 15, 2022

COVID-19 CMS Vaccination Requirements – Frequently Asked Questions

From The Joint Commission

In late 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released Guidance for the Interim Final Rule – Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination, introducing vaccination requirements for many states across the country. These decisions impact compliance in several states and it is important for you to understand compliance for your organization based on where you are located. As a result of the CMS ruling, The Joint Commission has created the following FAQ documents related to vaccination enforcement-surveying for compliance. Click the buttons below for guidance.

COVID-19 CMS Vaccination Requirements

Applicable Program(s): HAP, CAH, AHC (ASC Only), OME, Hospice/Infusion)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022