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Web Event: Trends in Regulatory and Legal Issues with NAHC and the PDHCA

April 9, 2018


For additional information:

Thomas Threlkeld
Deputy Director of Policy & Communications

Washington, D.C., April 6, 2018: 

The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) and the Private Duty Home Care Association (PDHCA) will host a web event to provide regulatory and legal updates, as well as updates on other key topics, for private duty members, on Thursday, April 12 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM EST.

The web event, Trends in Regulatory and Legal Issues, Part 1, will cover such topics as:

  • What is PDHCA and why is membership of value
  • Overview of series
  • Bill Dombi:
    • Companionship survey and the Department of Labor (DOL) interest
    • Proposed changes in Medicare Advantage coverage
  • Angelo Spinola:
    • Overview of current litigation trends in the homecare industry
    • Summary of rulings regarding the date the homecare exemptions changed
    • Update on litigation with DOL over salary increases for exempt employees
    • Status of challenges to class action waivers in arbitration agreement

The program faculty will be

  • Brittnei Salerno, Chairman, Private Duty Home Care Association
  • William A. Dombi, Esq., President, NAHC
  • Angelo Spinola, Esq., Shareholder, Littler Mendelson

This live event is free to all, but registration is required! A recording of the event will also be made available.


This web event is the first in a four-part series that will also include events on July 12, October 18, and January 17, 2019. You will not want to miss any of them!

Click here for more information on the entire series.


About:  The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the voice of home care and hospice.  NAHC represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice providers, along with the more than two million nurses, therapists, and aides they employ.  These caregivers provide vital services to Americans who are aged, disabled, and ill.  Some 12 million patients depend on home care and hospice providers, who depend on NAHC for the best in advocacy, education, and information.  NAHC is a nonprofit organization that helps its members maintain the highest standards of care.  To learn more about NAHC, visit