Month: January 2022

CMS Issues Guidance Regarding Compliance With Health Care Staff Vaccination Requirements

January 27, 2022

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued regulations and guidance regarding the requirement that health care staff be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  (The US Supreme Court recently affirmed CMS’ authority to mandate the vaccination of health care personnel.) This regulation and guidance document sets forth the requirements that ASCs must meet to…

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Diane Blanck

January 19, 2022

Executive Director OOSS Corporate Office811 West 57th TerraceKansas City, MO 64113(816) As the newest OOSS Executive Director, Diane will develop member and partner-centric strategies for OOSS to continue the organization’s leadership and influence in the industry. Diane is the founder of 2B Creative Marketing, a full-service agency based in Kansas City, with global clients. …

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Supreme Court Ruling on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

January 13, 2022

The Supreme Court has issued mixed rulings this afternoon regarding COVID-19 vaccination mandates. The two decisions are: The COVID-19 vaccine requirement for certain health care workers WILL go into effect. Private companies of 100+ employees WILL NOT be required to mandate employees vaccination. We will communicate as we learn more information regarding implementation and timeline.…

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