SCOTUS Seems Inclined To Let CMS COVID Vaccine Mandate Proceed

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / January 7, 2022 at 7:51 PM
The Supreme Court appears poised to let CMS’ COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers go into effect as lower courts sort out the issue, legal experts predicted after the high court heard oral arguments Friday (Jan. 7) in a case where states argued only Congress can create such sweeping requirements. At issue is CMS’ interim final rule issued last year that requires employees working in Medicare- or Medicaid-funded facilities be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4. The agency...

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