november 2021

22nov4:00 pm5:15 pmWebinar: CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule: Health Center Compliance and Equitable Implementation4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Event Details

On November 4, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule requiring health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities to be vaccinated unless they have approved religious or medical exemptions. Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), FQHCs are considered a “facility” and will need to comply as a condition for participating in the Medicare and Medicaid program.

Please join NACHC to learn about the CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination IFR compliance requirements and impact on FQHCs. This webinar will provide:

• An overview of the Interim Final Rule requirements
• Key considerations for implementation
• Best practices for religious and medical exemptions
• Compliance for board members
• How to use a health equity lens to support the workforce and compliance

Presenters:
• Emily Heard, NACHC, Health Center Governance Director
• Jasmine Naylor, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, Chief of Staff
• Vacheria Tutson, NACHC, Regulatory Affairs Director

 

Learn more on NACHC’s webpage: Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: Technical Assistance Resources for Health Centers

Time

(Monday) 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

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