Tag: vaccine mandate


New York Department of Health to repeal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers

May 24, 2023

Via: Fox News

The New York State Department of Health said it will repeal the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for all workers at regulated health care facilities, which was imposed by the state. In a statement posted to the agency’s website, the Department of […]


22 states petition CMS to repeal health worker vaccine mandate

November 18, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

The rule requires hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities to ensure staff are fully vaccinated or risk losing Medicare and Medicaid funding. In January the Supreme Court upheld the mandate in a 5-4 decision, ruling the […]


Republican governors in West Virginia and Virginia ask CMS to get out of vaccine mandate

February 1, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Republican governors of West Virginia and Virginia wrote to the Biden administration asking to get out of its healthcare worker vaccine mandate due to concerns over staffing shortages. Governors Jim Justice of West Virginia and Glenn Youngkin of Virginia […]


Supreme Court sets Jan. 7 special hearing on vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

December 23, 2021

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Supreme Court is fast-tracking two legal cases challenging President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including a requirement for certain healthcare workers. The high court announced Wednesday it will hold a special hearing Jan. 7 to hear oral arguments over […]


Biden asks Supreme Court to back health worker vaccine mandate after legal challenges

December 17, 2021

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to preserve its vaccination mandate for healthcare workers after legal challenges in several states. The Department of Justice (DOJ) released a legal filing late Thursday that seeks to overturn a ruling from […]