For the year 2022, it is mandatory to comply with enforceable CMS mandates for employee vaccinations for all Medicare or Medicaid. Mandating your staff to get vaccinated is critical both ways legally and financially. You will face heavy penalties if your practice does not comply with new CMS COVID vaccine mandate requirements and unless you do it right. Moreover, your Medicare Provider status will be taken back and does not allow you to take any further future revenue. Expert Ariel D. Fenster, ESQ, will tell you how you can break through the confusion and figure out your entire obligation to comply with CMS vaccination requirements.
This session will review all new CMS COVID vaccine mandate requirements and provide you with better knowledge of whether your practice is required to comply or not. It will provide you with a way to do what you are required to do to comply with the 2022 government vaccination requirement.
- Understand who are required to comply with 2022 CMS employee COVID vaccination rules
- What are the compliance dates/deadlines for implementation?
- Is testing an option for employees that don’t want to be vaccinated?
- Know about the testing fees and charges for employees
- Understand EEOC and ADA guidance and requirements
- Learn what are the provisions for Work-from-home that should be included in the employee roster you are required to keep?
- Understand the difference between exemptions and exceptions?
- Know whether boosters are required for fully vaccinated If testing is allowed, how often must it be done, and what recordkeeping is required?
- Know what to do for positive tested employees
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Overview of new CMS’ employee COVID vaccination rules
- EEOC and ADA guidelines and requirements for 2022
- Employee Vaccination Record-Keeping
- Employer action, testing charges for COVID positive employees
- Rules for work-from-home employees
- Deadlines for Implementation of new CMS employee vaccination rules
- Exemptions and Exceptions
- Vaccination requirement for employees having antibodies
- Reporting to CMS for employee vaccination status
- Documentation required
- Compliance Officers
- Department Heads
- Direct Care Staff
- Environmental Service Workers
- Company Leadership
- Compliance Professionals
- HR Professionals
- All Professionals
- Managers / Supervisors
- Employers in all Industries
- Small Business Owners
- Healthcare Workers with Potential for Exposure to COVID-19
About the Presenter:
Arie D. Fenster is a longstanding board member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section and sits on the junior board of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. She got Listed in Georgia Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” for Employment & Labor (2021) and was selected to Georgia’s Legal Elite by Georgia Trend magazine for Employment & Labor (Morris Publishing Group) (2020). Ariel also regularly delivers employment law presentations and employee handbooks to not-for-profit entities through her work with the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta. For the work that she has done for the community, Ariel was named Seyfarth’s 2018 Pro Bono Associate of the Year.Prior to joining the firm, Ariel practiced with another national L&E firm and also worked with a boutique L&E firm in Atlanta. Ariel attended Emory University School of Law. There, she served as managing editor of Emory’s Business Law Review and competed in the National Wagner L&E Moot Court Competition. For her success, Ariel was inducted into the Order of Barristers. During her time at Emory, Ariel clerked for several Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies in-house.