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We recognize the extreme uncertainty facing members during the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic situation. ASGE is committed to keeping the GI community updated as we learn more. Please continue to check back for new developments.

CMS Guidance on COVID-19 Healthcare Worker Vaccination: Healthcare Facilities In All States Must Comply

On January 13 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld emergency regulation, The Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule, published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on November 5, 2021, requiring vaccination for workers in facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid.

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CMS Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers Suspended

Due to U.S. Court injunctions, CMS has suspended activities to implement Healthcare Workers Vaccination Requirement.

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CMS to Issue Interim Rule to Mandate Vaccinations for Medicare Certified Facilities

As part of President Joe Biden’s sweeping federal COVID-19 vaccine requirements, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to issue an interim final rule this month that would add COVID-19 vaccination for health care providers and staff.

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COVID Testing for Vaccinated Patients

As millions of adults reach full vaccination, ASGE recommends practices follow their local and state regulations to determine if pre-procedure COVID-19 testing is required for vaccinated patients. Regulations around the country do vary.

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Guidance for Endoscopy and Practice Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Updated)

This document presents recommendations to employ for mitigation of infection risks during the gradual reopening of endoscopy centers and GI clinics.

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Endoscopy and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Guide for Patients

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