Frequently Asked Questions
What vendors are required to provide proof of vaccination?
The requirement applies only to workers who are working onsite at a Centene facility or worksite, including in a member’s home or at a partnered Centene clinical facility.
Are there particular states in which contingent workers and vendors cannot be required to show proof of vaccination and cannot be excluded or treated differently because of their vaccination status?
To the extent any state or local requirements are greater than or conflicting with Centene policies or practices, Centene will comply with those requirements.
All individuals in Montana must be subject to the same rules regardless of vaccination status including those pertaining to masking, social distancing, COVID-19 testing, access to facilities, etc.
Current laws in the states of Alabama, Florida, Iowa, North Dakota, and Texas do not prohibit the Centene contact from obtaining proof of vaccination and a completed Certification for Proof of Vaccination form for Contingent Workers and Vendors prior to entering a Centene worksite and Centene protocols should be followed for Contingent Workers and Vendors.
What the definition is of fully vaccinated?
Individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after they have received the second dose in a two-dose series or a single dose from a one-dose series of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use by the FDA or the World Health Organization.
Will Centene retain COVID Vaccine cards?
No, Centene will only review and store the attestation forms from vendors.
Will any vendor employees that have a medical or religious accommodation be allowed to visit Centene locations?
Vendors with medical or religious accommodation needs should contact Vendor_COVID_Forms@centene.com.
Where do we send the completed COVID Attestation forms?
Completed forms can be sent to Vendor_COVID_Forms@centene.com.
If there are any other changes to the vaccination requirement how will we benotified?
If any changes are required vendors/suppliers will be updated with the changes.
Last revised August 31, 2021