A message from Kevin Dressler, Bureau Director of the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP):
The CMS Interim Final Rule outlining the Vaccination Requirements for all staff and contractors providing services for Medicare and Medicaid certified providers published on 11-05-21 applies to Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs). Below are several links outlining the Vaccine Requirements and Deadlines associated with the Interim Final Rule.
- Staff Vax National Stakeholder Slides
- CMS Omnibus Staff Vax Requirements PDF
- Federal Register website
Please contact your ODP Regional Office liaison if you have concerns meeting the demands of the Vaccination Mandate.
Kevin Dressler | Bureau Director
Department of Human Services
Office of Developmental Programs
Bureau of State Operated Facilities
Room 508 Health & Welfare Bldg | Harrisburg, PA 17120
Office Phone: 717-425-5686
Cell Phone: 570-809-3759