Nursing Homes Happy, Others Wary Of Broader COVID Vaccine Mandate

By Maya Goldman / September 10, 2021 at 5:59 PM
Hospital and home care provider associations are raising concerns the broad COVID-19 vaccine requirement for health care staff announced by the Biden administration Thursday (Sept. 10) will exacerbate staffing crises and they say there are unanswered questions, while nursing home stakeholders are cheering the decision to expand the mandate beyond just nursing homes, as initially announced by the administration in August. A final rule on the vaccine requirements, announced by President Joe Biden as part of a six-point COVID-19 response...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.