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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Halts OSHA’s “Vaccine or Test” Mandate but Upholds CMS Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Workers

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked OSHA’s “vaccine or test” Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) mandate in a split 6-3 decision.  Without the ETS, employers are not required to mandate vaccinations, but...more

Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Benefits Monthly Minute - January 2022

The January Monthly Minute highlights the new OTC COVID-19 test coverage mandate (eff. January 15, 2022), group health plan provider compensation disclosure rules, and updated standards for ERISA plan financial statement...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

What's Next for Employers After the SCOTUS' Decisions on the OSHA ETS Mandate and the CMS Rule?

What’s Next for Employers After SCOTUS’ Decisions on the OSHA ETS Mandate and the CMS Rule? On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court reinstituted the stay of the federal vaccine or testing mandate, effectively killing...more

Perkins Coie

Ringing in the New Year: Key Developments for Health Plan Sponsors

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There are many new and expanding legal requirements for group health plans and issuers of group health plan coverage to pay attention to this year. Many of these requirements were enacted as part of the Consolidated...more

DirectEmployers Association

OFCCP Week In Review: January 2022 #3

The DE OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer. In today’s edition, they...more

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Supreme Court Brings Clarity to Federal Vax Mandates?

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Caption: On January 13, 2022, after hearing emergency oral arguments, the Supreme Court handed down decisions staying OSHA’s ETS and upholding the CMS Rule requiring healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against...more

Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL

Supreme Court Re-Implements Stay of Vaccine Mandate for Employers, Upholds CMS Mandate

Ever since the Sixth Circuit dissolved the injunction to OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which mandates employers with 100 employees or more to require employees be vaccinated or submit to weekly testing and wear...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

At-Home COVID-19 Testing Options and Alternatives

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In fulfillment of President Biden’s promise to make at-home COVID tests more available for all of us, two significant action steps have now occurred: 1.Every U.S. household has access to free at-home COVID-19 tests. As of...more

Akerman LLP - HR Defense

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare but Blocks Vaccine-Or-Test Rule for Large Private Businesses

On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court prevented President Biden’s vaccination or testing mandate for large employers (issued as an OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)) from being enforced.  The Court allowed the...more

Williams Mullen

At-Home COVID Tests Must be Reimbursed by Insurance Companies

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Group health plans and health insurance issuers are now required to cover the cost of over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Last week, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury issued...more

DirectEmployers Association

DE Under 3: SCOTUS Stikes OSHA ETS Vaccine Mandate & EEOC/OFCCP HIRE Initiatives

Tune in to this week’s DE Under 3 for broad-stroke coverage of the vaccinate mandate litigation, the USDOLs funding opportunity to assist homeless veterans, and the joint HIRE initiative from the EEOC and OFCCP....more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Vaccinate or Test Mandates: The U.S. Supremes Blew Out OSHA’s Mandate, But Other Shoes May Drop for Employers in California

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By a hard-hitting 6-3 majority last Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court barred the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from implementing or enforcing its new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). ...more

McAfee & Taft

Free over-the-counter COVID tests (if you can find them)

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was enacted on March 18, 2020, and generally requires group health plans to provide benefits for certain items and services related to COVID-19 testing when those items or...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Are Out-of-Pocket Costs on Their Way Out? At-Home COVID-19 Testing and Expanded Preventative Healthcare for Women and Children

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In response to a directive from the White House, based on provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act that eliminated cost sharing for...more

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Beltway Buzz - January 2022 #2

SCOTUS Halts OSHA’s Vax-or-Test ETS (but Greenlights CMS Rule). On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccination-or-testing...more

Cranfill Sumner LLP

Supreme Court Blocks Biden Vaccine Mandate for Large Businesses – Allows It for Certain Healthcare Workers

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On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decisions on the Biden vaccine mandates.  Specifically, two mandates were at issue: (1) the mandate that all employers with over 100 employees...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Covid-19 Testing Coverage Mandate Expanded

Earlier this week, the COVID-19 testing coverage mandate was significantly expanded pursuant to FAQs issued jointly by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury (collectively, the Departments). The...more

Robinson+Cole Environmental Law +

Supreme Court Stays Implementation of OSHA ETS

As we have previously reported, the implementation status of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) regarding COVID-19 vaccination or testing seems to change weekly. Last week, the United States Supreme Court reinstated...more

Jenner & Block

Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s Vaccine-or-Test Rule

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On January 13, 2022, a divided Supreme Court stayed OSHA’s vaccine-or-test emergency temporary standard (ETS). Nat’l Federation of Independent Business v. Dep’t of Labor, OSHA , 595 U.S. ___ (2022). The matter came before the...more

Robinson+Cole Manufacturing Law Blog

Supreme Court Halts Implementation of OSHA ETS

We take a break from our regularly scheduled “2022 outlook” programming to bring you breaking news on the seesaw that is the enforcement of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) regarding COVID-19 vaccination or testing....more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

US Supreme Court Reinstates Stay of OSHA Vaccination Requirement for Employers With 100+ Employees

On January 13, the US Supreme Court reinstated the stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard mandating that employers with 100+ employees require COVID-19 vaccination...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on OSHA and CMS Mandates

On January 13th, the Supreme Court issued a ruling on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) 100+ employee vaccine mandate. A majority of the Court found that the applicants challenging the rule were...more

Greenwald Doherty, LLP

On-Again, Off-Again Vaccination or Testing: The Supreme Court Stays the OSHA ETS for Employers With 100 or More Employees, but...

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Large employers with 100 or more employees do not need to worry about complying with the Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) vaccine or test mandate issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (“OSHA”). At...more

Cole Schotz

SCOTUS Blocks OSHA Vaccine and Testing Mandates, Leaves in Place Similar Requirements for Healthcare Workers Nationwide

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The United States Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration‘s enforcement of a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask...more

Burr & Forman

Supreme Court Blocks OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard for Employee COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

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WHAT MATTERS - After more than two months of litigation, the Supreme Court stayed OSHA’s November 5, 2021 Emergency Temporary Standard requiring COVID-19 vaccination or weekly testing for employers with more than 100...more

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