SCOTUS: CMS Vaccine Mandate Fits With HHS Mission To Protect Patient Health

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / January 13, 2022 at 7:56 PM
The messy patchwork of COVID-19 vaccine requirements for health care workers ended Thursday (Jan. 13) when the Supreme Court said CMS' rule is in sync with HHS’ mission to protect patent safety and health and issued a 5-4 ruling that appears to mean unvaccinated health care employees in facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid have until Jan. 27 to receive their first shot. Legal experts predicted after the administration and states argued Friday (Jan. 7) before the Supreme Court that...

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