What You Need to Know to Prepare for the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing partners with guidance and resources as they plan for the eventual end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and the Medicaid continuous coverage condition established under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. In line with that commitment, CMS will be communicating early and often with states and other partners […]

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Dept. of Labor Issues New FAQs for Paid Leave as Schools Reopen

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On August 27, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DoL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) for workers and employers about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) related to the reopening of schools. This guidance explains eligibility for paid leave relative to the varied formats […]

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NAHC: Home Care and Hospice Employees are Exempt Providers Under FFCRA

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The US Department of Labor issued guidance over the weekend on standards and application of the extended sick and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave under the recent Covid-19 stimulus bills. The guidance addresses an important issue affecting home care and hospice companies. NAHC and others sought to have an exemption applicable to a “health care provider” to […]

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What You Need to Know to Prepare for the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing partners with guidance and resources as they plan for the eventual end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and the Medicaid continuous coverage condition established under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. In line with that commitment, CMS will be communicating early and often with states and other […]

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