Becker's Healthcare January 13, 2022
Kelly Gooch

The Supreme Court on Jan. 13 blocked enforcement of the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccinate-or-test rule for workers at larger businesses. However, justices kept in place CMS’ vaccination mandate for eligible staff at healthcare facilities participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

In a 6-3 decision, the court blocked enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s vaccinate-or-test mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees.

The OSHA mandate would have required covered businesses to establish a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, unless they require workers to be vaccinated or undergo regular testing and wear a face covering at work. There was an exception for employees who don’t work in close contact with others, The New York Times reported. Much of...

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