CMS Suspends Enforcement of COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Health Care Staff in Medicare and Medicaid Certified Providers

December 8, 2021

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued Quality Safety & Oversight Memo QSO-22-04-ALL (PDF).

The memo states while there are court-ordered injunctions in place prohibiting enforcement, CMS will not enforce the new rule for:

  • Vaccination of health care workers
  • Requirements for policies and procedures in certified Medicare or Medicaid providers and suppliers

Read the details.