CMS Vaccine Mandate: Compliance Requirements and Operational Resources for Health Centers
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19.
Year Developed: 2021
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CMOs, COOs, etc.); Board of Directors: Administrative Staff; PCAs
National Association of Community Health Centers
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Resource Summary: This webinar provides an overview of NACHC’s Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Operational Resource Guide and features presentations from two Health Center CEOs discussing their lessons learned from implementing vaccine mandates.
Resource Details: On September 9, 2021, The Biden Administration announced they will require COVID-19 vaccination of staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities to protect both them from COVID-19. 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.
Rhonda Hauff, Yakima Neighborhood Health Services, CEO
Brandon Jones, NACHC, Health Center Operations & HR Training
Wendy Stark, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, Executive Director
Vacheria Tutson, NACHC, Regulatory Affairs Director