Bloomberg Law
Feb. 19, 2021, 5:26 PM

Biden’s HHS Delays Trump-Era Vaccine Injury Compensation Rule

Fawn Johnson
Fawn Johnson

The HHS delayed a rule that stops people who suffer shoulder injuries or faint after vaccination from getting compensated.

The effective date of the rule (0906-AB24) is now April 23.

The Department of Health and Human Services issued the rule one day before President Joe Biden took office, and it would have taken effect Feb. 22. The Biden administration also provided a brief public comment period on delaying the effective date. It got 29 comments supporting the delay and two anonymous comments opposing it.

The delay gives the new administration a chance to review the last-ditch rule, which removed vaccine-related ...

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