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August 31, 2022

New York Department of Health Extends Deadline and Issues Additional Guidance for Health Care Worker Bonus Program

On August 29, the New York State Department of Health issued updated guidance and addressed a number of questions raised under the New York Health Care Worker Bonus Program.

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August 25, 2022

New York Department of Health Revises Health Screening Requirements for Home Care Workers

On August 2, 2022, the New York State Department of Health issued revised guidance regarding daily health screenings and related policies for home care staff.

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August 17, 2022

New York State Announces Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus Program Requiring Employers to Administer Bonuses

New York launched its Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus Program aimed at rewarding and retaining frontline healthcare and mental hygiene workers. The first deadline for employers’ submissions comes up on September 2, 2022.

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June 9, 2022

New Obligations for Frontline Sector Employers through Minnesota’s Frontline Worker Pay Program

A new law authorizes bonus payments to Minnesotans who worked in frontline sectors during the COVID-19 emergency - and requires covered employers to provide notice to workers by June 23, 2022.

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April 15, 2022

New York City Council Seeks to Disrupt the Home Care Industry by Limiting Hours Aides Can Work

On April 14, 2022, New York City lawmakers introduced a bill that, if enacted, would amend the Fair Workweek law to cover home health care services employers and would likely upend the way home health care services are provided in New York City.

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February 18, 2022

New York State Healthcare Worker COVID-19 Booster Deadline Will Not Be Enforced – For Now

The NY Department of Health has issued a press release stating that the booster requirement that was to apply to all healthcare workers eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot will not be enforced on February 21, 2022 as originally announced.

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January 21, 2022

New Jersey Expands Vaccination Requirements for Healthcare Workers and High-Risk Settings

Governor Murphy has signed an order requiring that healthcare workers and those at high-risk congregate settings be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including receipt of a booster shot, or have their employment terminated.

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January 13, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Lifts Injunctions Against CMS Vaccine Mandate

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, lifted lower court injunctions that had blocked enforcement in 25 states of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule requiring healthcare worker vaccinations.

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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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