Texas Providers: Guidance for the IFR – Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

As expected, CMS issued QSO-22-11-ALL on January 20, 2022 now that the Texas injunction has been lifted.

This QSO contains the same guidance verbiage as the two previous Memorandums (see above in the Summary) but the compliance dates are different for the state of Texas because of the QSO release date following the lifting of that injunction. Phase 1 deadline for Texas providers is February 20th with the Phase 2 deadline being March 22nd.

The corresponding provider-specific attachments are: