CMS Publishes New Expectations Regarding COVID-19 Immunizations

The interim final rule with comment period (IFC) details requirements for LTC providers to establish:

  • Policies and procedures which ensure residents and staff have access to the COVID-19 vaccine or information on obtaining the vaccine, and education regarding benefits and risks  
  • Documentation of required COVID-19 vaccine education, and whether the residents and staff received the vaccine
  • Weekly reporting ofCOVID-19 vaccine status of residents and staff, each dose of vaccine received, adverse events, and therapeutics administered to residents for treatment of COVID-19, through NHSN’s LTCF COVID-19 Module

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