OSHA has issued its emergency rule for healthcare workers; the goal is to reduce healthcare workers’ risk of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace. The ETS was effective upon publication on June 21, 2021, and eligible employers must comply with most provisions by July 6, 2021. Provisions such as physical barriers, ventilation, and training must be implemented by July 21, 2021.
Healthcare organizations have and continue to receive numerous grants and funding to support public healthcare delivery during the Coronavirus pandemic. Financial support is beneficial, but organizations must report disbursements and other key data elements to comply with the Terms and Conditions. The Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal opens July 1, 2021, and our experts will share important tips to set your reporting up for success before the first deadline September 30.