Florida Attorney General Files Lawsuit Over CMS Vaccine Mandates

By Jannis Falkenstern

November 19, 2021 Updated: November 19, 2021

has filed suit against the Biden administration for what she called the “unlawful Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) vaccine mandate that threatens to exacerbate the health care worker shortage.”

At a Nov. 18 press conference Moody announced her action and said she was concerned about health care worker shortages and that vaccine mandates could make them much worse.

The CMS rule, published on Nov. 5, gave a deadline of Dec. 6 for healthcare workers to receive at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and a deadline of Jan.