Joint Commission Seeks Comment on Proposed Vaccination Requirements for Healthcare Professionals

The Joint Commission is seeking comment from the healthcare industry on a proposal that would require licensed independent practitioners and staff to undergo influenza vaccination.

The proposal includes revisions to current requirements for hospitals, critical access hospitals and long-term care accreditation programs. It also includes new requirements for ambulatory care, behavioral healthcare, home care, laboratory, Medicare-based long-term care and office-based surgery accreditation programs.

To view the proposed requirements under each healthcare setting and submit comments, click here.

The Joint Commission will accept comments until May 17.

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