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Comment Period

CMS just released an Interim Final Rule With Comment Period (IFC-6) requiring COVID-19 vaccination of staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities. Please join John Blum, CMS’s Principal Deputy Administrator, and Dr. Lee Fleisher, Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, in a discussion of this important rule.

When:   Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:00 pm–3:00 pm ET

Who should attend: Leaders and administrators of Medicare and Medicaid Certified Facilities as well as representatives of those who work in such facilities.

RSVP Here. Please RSVP by Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 12:00 pm ET. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Questions: Please submit questions in advance, with the Subject heading “IFC-6 Stakeholder Call Question” here. On the call, we will answer as many of the questions received by noon as possible. We’ll also post a subsequent FAQ document.

Web links:

Press Release

To view a list of frequently asked questions, visit here. External FAQs are also posted to CMS Current Emergencies Page under ‘Clinical & Technical Guidance for All Health Care Providers.’

Interim Final Rule with Comment Period in Federal Register: web page and PDF forms.