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Residential Healthcare Owners and Operators Beware: Department of Labor is Tackling Misclassification of Employees, Again

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Eleventh-Hour Trump Administration FLSA Classification Rule Revived- Just when residential healthcare employers thought it was safe to get back into the classification waters, a late-stage Trump administration rule,...more

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Connecticut Prohibits No-Hire Provisions in Homemaker and Home Health Agency Contracts

As previously addressed on this blog, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont recently signed into law the state’s fiscal year 2023 budget (HB5506) (Act). Among other things, the Act prohibits homemaker-companion or home health...more

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Heads-Up Home Care: DOH Extends Deadline for Wage Parity and Annual Compliance Certifications

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On April 27, 2022, the New York State Department of Health released guidance regarding Wage Parity Compliance and Certification requirements. The Wage Parity requirements implement the 2021 changes to the Public Health Law...more

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Florida Healthcare Snapshot: Are Your Home Health Contractors Actually Employees?

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Welcome to a special edition of our Healthcare Snapshot – this time with a Florida focus. We’re taking a deeper dive and examining how the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is focusing on whether home healthcare employees are...more

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Florida Home Healthcare Worker Found to be Misclassified as Contractor – An Employer’s Survival Guide to Avoid Similar Fate

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In a stunningly broad ruling that should send shivers down the spine of every home healthcare agency that uses an independent contractor workforce, a Florida federal court ruled on April 12 that a home healthcare worker who...more

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New York State Budget Increases Minimum Wage for Home Care Workers

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On April 9, 2022, New York passed a $20 billion, multi-year healthcare investment in the FY 2023 State Budget. According to Governor Kathy Hochul, the budget includes “historic investments that will rebuild the health care...more

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U.S. economy really feeling financial crunch of caregivers staying home

A glaring gap in the U.S. health care system - the giving of care at home - is burgeoning into a costly chasm.  Pretty much everybody involved needs to pay close attention and finally act to deal with the nation’s failure to...more

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Snapshot on Healthcare Industry: April 2022

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Welcome to our latest Healthcare Snapshot, where we take a quick look at some of the most pressing issues facing employers in the industry. Even though COVID-19 numbers are generally trending in a positive direction,...more

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Home-Health Services Company Settles After Allegations of Double-Billing Scheme

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The Department of Justice recently announced that a home-health services company has agreed to pay over $45,000 to resolve alleged False Claims Act (“FCA”) violations. Professional Family Care Services, Inc. (“PFCS”), a North...more

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New York State Department of Health Releases Administrative Guidance for LCHSAs’ Licensure Amendments

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) recently released a “Dear Administrator Letter” (DAL) DHCSB 22-02 for Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LCHSAs).  The DAL addresses guidance and procedures for LCHAs as they...more

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Federal Vaccine Mandates: Where Employers Stand Now

This week in Vaccine Mandate/Injunction Land. Well, kids, it's been another riotous week in the world of federal vaccine mandates. Here is where everything stands as of Friday morning Eastern Time, December 17, 2021:...more

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The Department of Labor’s Caregiver Wage Initiative May Fall Short of Its Goal Unless It Also Focuses on The Funding Provided to...

On November 23, 2021, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced an education, outreach and enforcement initiative to ensure employers pay professional caregivers minimum wage and overtime in accordance with...more

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New CMS Regulations Mandating Vaccination of Health Care Facility Staff

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On November 5, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued an interim final rule requiring that a wide variety of providers and suppliers participating in the Medicare program ensure their staff are...more

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UK HR Two Minute Monthly - October 2021

Our October 2021 update includes recent case developments with regard to whether a lack of an appeal renders dismissals unfair, the concept of “working time” under the Working Time Directive as well as less favourable...more

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Most Healthcare Employers Will Soon Need to Implement Vaccine Mandate

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The Biden Administration’s recent “Path Out of the Pandemic” expands the COVID-19 vaccine mandate covering nursing home workers and will soon reach 17 million healthcare workers at Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities....more

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Federal COVID Action Plan Announced

On September 9th, the President announced a COVID-19 Action Plan (the "Plan") and released two orders that contain surprisingly broad measures. The Plan will impact many businesses and organizations across the nation....more

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Biden Administration Announces New Vaccine Mandate for Employers

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On September 9, 2021, President Joe Biden announced sweeping COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements applicable to both public and private employers nationwide. The following is an overview of the important upcoming...more

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New York State Issues Emergency Regulation Mandating COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

New York State has issued an emergency regulation mandating COVID-19 vaccination of personnel in hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic and treatment centers (D&TCs), adult care facilities (ACFs), licensed home care services...more

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Oregon Health Authority Releases Mandatory Vaccine Rule and Religious/Medical Exemption Forms for Health Care Workers

Last week, Governor Kate Brown announced that the State of Oregon would require that all health care workers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they could prove they were entitled to a religious or medical...more

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OSHA Issues COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

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On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued a long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) to protect health care workers from COVID-19. This new temporary standard applies to...more

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The 7 Main Takeaways for Healthcare Employers Now That OSHA Has Finally Unveiled Its Long-Awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary...

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Almost six months after President Joe Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to determine whether emergency temporary standards (ETS) concerning COVID-19 were necessary, OSHA finally issued the...more

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The American Jobs Plan Invests Substantially in the Long-Forgotten Home-Care Industry – Money Welcomed by Both Employers and...

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In response to an industry long in crisis before the pandemic, President Biden’s American Jobs Plan allocates substantial investment in the caregiving industry. The Plan aims to allocate $400 billion toward expanding access...more

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New Virginia Laws Focused on Pandemic-Essential Industries

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Governor Northam recently signed into law a half dozen new employment laws affecting employers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Among these new laws are two that, beginning on July 1, 2021, will provide new protections for...more

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Virginia Paid Sick Leave For Home Health Workers

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Effective July 1, 2021, Virginia joins the District of Columbia and many other states with paid leave for designated workers (Virginia’s Paid Sick Leave Law), home health workers in this case. Paid sick leave is compensated...more

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Virginia Enacts New Paid Sick Leave Law for Home Health Workers

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Given the current political trifecta (where democrats control both houses of the state legislature and the governorship), paid sick leave proponents had high hopes that Virginia would follow other states’ lead and pass...more

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