Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare
The Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule with Comment was published in the Federal Register on Friday, November 5, 2021. The official published version is 73 pages in length.
On page 61574 of the IFC, you’ll find this chart:
I provided the hyperlinks to the CMS slides and recorded video within my November 5, 2021 blog. Slide 6 of the slide deck shows the 1st dose or the one-dose vaccine must be received by December 5, 2021.
Note that the Federal Register posting shows the initial compliance date is December 6, 2021. December 6 is 30 days into the regulation (not counting November 5th, the day of publication).
On page 61603, you’ll find this chart:
On page 61606, you’ll find this chart:
These regulations were effective on Friday, November 5, 2021.