The Vaccine – Understanding What’s Next
Making Sense of Novel Healthcare and Employment Law Issues
COVID-19 Vaccination: Five Key Considerations for Healthcare EmployersThe question of whether or not to make vaccinations mandatory for workers is being considered by employers globally, particularly those in the healthcare sector. There are a number of key considerations that should be taken into account.
ESTABLISHING A CPOD MODEL: 5 INITIAL STEPS FOR EMPLOYERSA “closed point of dispensing” (CPOD) is emerging as a valuable model for employers working to make vaccines more broadly available as the US moves towards mass vaccination efforts. Establishing a CPOD requires a deliberate strategy but can be done efficiently and proactively by taking a few initial steps.
Health LawQuestions continue to arise as to what hospitals, health systems and other healthcare providers can do to facilitate a safer and more seamless rollout. In this video, we discuss issues providers are facing now and challenges that may arise as vaccination efforts scale up, including:
- Administration Considerations
- Allocation Questions
- Privacy and Documentation Needs
Employment LawEmployers have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and how to update their employment policies. In this video, we answer the following questions:
- Can an employer require the COVID-19 vaccine for its workforce?
- What are the exceptions employers may need for a mandatory vaccine policy?
- What factors should employers consider when making the vaccine mandatory or voluntary?
- Are there additional considerations for employers of unionized workforces?
Are you asking the right questions as you develop your COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan?Executives must put strategies in place now to mitigate risks and help their employees receive the vaccine in a scalable, safe and legally compliant way. We are working closely with clients across industry sectors to answer their most pressing questions on complex issues, including:
- Mandating the Vaccine
- Vaccine Access and Positioning Your Workforce
- Administrative Issues
- State-Specific Issues
- Vaccine-Specific Issue
COVID-19 Vaccines: Addressing Novel Healthcare and Employment Issues | Recorded December 14, 2020
The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to select healthcare providers, employees and patients raises a number of unprecedented questions for hospitals and health systems as both healthcare providers and employers. While some hospitals have been selected as the first to receive and issue the vaccines, others are left wondering how they can protect their employees and high-risk patients until the vaccines are more widely available. In this discussion, healthcare, employment and health policy leaders from McDermott Will & Emery and McDermott+Consulting come together to explore the novel issues that healthcare providers should examine as we navigate the vaccination process.
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