Hospices facilities across country might face state-mandated flu vaccines

October 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Oct2009, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p109
The article reports on the move of the New York Department of Health to require health care providers who have direct patient contact to receive an influenza vaccination until November 30, 2009. It mentions that the regulation raises multiple issues for hospice agencies. It relates that finding the vaccine might pose a problem for smaller agencies.


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