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December 16, 2021

CMS COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate Back in 25 States

There have been significant developments in the legal challenges brought against the interim final rule of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which requires vaccination of all healthcare workers at CMS-covered facilities throughout the U.S.

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December 2, 2021

CMS Vaccine Mandate Blocked Nationwide

On November 29 and 30, 2021, two separate federal district courts issued injunctions blocking enforcement of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services interim final rule requiring healthcare worker vaccinations.

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November 11, 2021

Second Circuit Upholds New York’s Vaccination Mandates for Healthcare Workers Without Religious Exemptions

The 2nd Circuit has upheld NY’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, rejecting arguments advanced by healthcare professionals that the mandate’s failure to provide for religious exemptions violated their religious freedoms and should be enjoined.

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November 4, 2021

CMS Issues Broad COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Healthcare Employers

On November 4, 2021, the Biden administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an interim final rule requiring healthcare worker vaccinations.

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October 6, 2021

Ontario, Canada Announces Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements for Long-term Care Homes

With the Delta variant putting residents and staff in long-term care homes at risk of contracting COVID-19, on October 1, 2021, Ontario announced certain mandatory vaccination and randomized testing requirements.

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September 9, 2021

White House Announces Vaccine Mandates for Employees of Large Private Employers, Federal Contractors, and Most Healthcare Employers

On September 9, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden released a sweeping new COVID-19 Action Plan, Path Out of the Pandemic.

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August 30, 2021

New York Expands Vaccination Mandate for Healthcare Workers

On August 26, 2021, the New York State Department of Health’s Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) approved emergency regulations that institute a broad vaccine mandate for New York healthcare facilities.

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August 24, 2021

NYC Council Requires Human Services Contractors to Enter Into Labor Peace Agreements

On August 18, 2021, New York City amended its law to require contractors and subcontractors to enter into labor peace agreements with labor organizations as a condition to being awarded or renewing a city service contract with NYC agencies.

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August 5, 2021

Oregon Announces Coming Rule for Weekly Tests of Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers

On August 4, 2021, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced that the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will create a rule requiring healthcare workers to submit to weekly COVID-19 testing if they are not vaccinated.

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June 10, 2021

Federal OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for Health Care

On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released its long-awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), establishing new mandatory requirements generally applicable to the healthcare industry.

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