CMS Interim Final Rule-Vaccine Education.  LeadingAge National Resource Tool

CMS Interim Final Rule-Vaccine Education.  LeadingAge National Resource Tool

On May 11, 2021, CMS released interim final rule CMS-3414-IFC requiring nursing homes and intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF/IIDs) to educate and offer COVID-19 vaccination to all residents and staff. The rule additionally requires nursing homes to report vaccination rates for residents and staff and resident use of therapeutics to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). This rule goes into effect May 21, 2021.

LeadingAge National has put together the tool-vaccine education resources linked here

 

Questions?

Contact:

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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May 20, 2021