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FHCA Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on CMS Vaccine Mandate

FHCA released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's ruling today upholding the CMS mandate to require all Medicare and Medicaid-certified health care settings to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

“We have always encouraged our members to continue working toward vaccinating as many residents and staff as possible. However, long term care is experiencing a historic labor crisis. We are extremely concerned that the court’s decision to allow the CMS  mandate to go forward will cause nursing homes to lose even more staff at a time when we are grappling with significant staffing shortages that are impacting access to care.”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2022

CONTACT
Kristen Knapp, APR
(850) 510-4389 or kknapp@fhca.org