Staff Vaccination: Comply With Mandate & Prepare for Surveys - On-Demand

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Avoid CMS survey citations and achieve full compliance with the COVID-19 staff vaccine mandate when the rapidly approaching deadline hits January 4, 2022.

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Price: $242.00

Staff Vaccination: Comply With Mandate & Prepare for Surveys - On-Demand

Staff Vaccination: Comply With Mandate & Prepare for Surveys - On-Demand

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Available ON-DEMAND

Presented on: Thursday, December 9, 2021 

Presented by: Robert W. Markette Jr., JD, CHC, HCS-C, attorney, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

Rest easy knowing that you are in full compliance with the COVID-19 employee vaccine mandate when the rapidly approaching deadline hits January 4, 2022.

This webinar will give you the tools you need to achieve compliance quickly and pass your next CMS survey with no issues. Learn how to update your policies and procedures as well as prepare staff for surveyor inquiries on this topic.

Keep in mind that there is no testing option under the recent CMS interim final rule. COVID-19 vaccines will be mandatory for the vast majority of agency staff, regardless of whether they work directly with patients.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • How to ensure complete compliance by January 4
  • The latest on the CMS surveyor guidance governing the vaccine mandate
  • Vaccine-related questions that surveyors will be asking you and your staff
  • The key pieces that need to be included in your vaccination policy to comply with CMS’ interim rule
  • Examples of allowable exemptions and the documentation required for each
  • How to juggle the CMS policy with state requirements around vaccines and infection control practices


  • Walkthrough of staff vaccination rule requirements
  • What you need to document and how
  • Compliance deadlines
  • Who is covered
  • Employee accommodations needed (Title VII and the ADA)
  • Common questions about religious exemptions
  • The status of legal challenges
  • Q&A

Who Should Listen?

  • Home health administrators
  • Clinical managers
  • Compliance officers
  • Quality (improvement/assurance) managers
  • Clinicians

Meet the Speaker

Robert W. Markette Jr.Robert W. Markette Jr., JD, CHC, HCS-C
Attorney, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman

Robert W. Markette Jr., JD, CHC, HCS-C, is an attorney with Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman PC. For over 15 years, he has focused his practice on representing home health, hospice, private duty, and DME providers in all aspects of their operations. Markette works with his clients on issues related to Medicare/Medicaid compliance; payer issues; HIPAA compliance; Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse; purchasing and selling home health, hospice, and private duty agencies; and employment matters.

Markette also addresses legal issues related to employment matters, this includes wage and hour compliance, responding to Department of Labor investigations, and litigating wage and hour disputes. He has presented to the American Health Lawyers Association, the National Association for Home Health and Hospice Care, DecisionHealth as well as other national speaking events and numerous state trade association conferences and continuing education sessions. He serves on both the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance and the Board of the Association for Home Care Compliance.


Webinar system requirements and program materials: 
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled 
Internet: Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: Access audio/video streaming from any browser on a computer, mobile, or tablet device

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location. 

No problem. The On-Demand version is also available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $242 value! 

Participation in the webinar is just $242 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

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