NAHC Webinar: Home Care Industry Legislative Update

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and Private Duty Home Care at NAHC will present a new webinar in the Home Care Industry Legisalative Update webinar series on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 12:00Noon to 2:00PM Eastern. This event is free to NAHC members and non-members, but registration is required. REGISTER NOW! […]

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New Dept of Labor Rule Leaves Home Care Unclear on Leave Exemption

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On late Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a “Temporary Rule” in response to an August 3, 2020 decision of a federal court in New York that invalidated the department’s earlier rulemaking. While there remains a legal issue as to whether the court’s ruling is limited to New York, DOL chose to issue a […]

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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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