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The Urban Justice Center has challenged New York’s state Department of Labor (DOL) emergency rule designed to reinforce a long-standing practice of paying for home care aides for 13 hours during a 24-hour shift.
Ending the year with a jaw dropping acquisition in the home care industry, health insurer Humana Inc. and two private equity firms announced an agreement to buy Kindred Healthcare.
Yet another report from the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) indicates that Medicaid personal care services are vulnerable to fraud and require greater oversight.
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes to the white collar exemption.
A case centering around Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf’s 2015 executive order organizing home care workers went to the state Supreme Court this week, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Almost Family and LHC Group announced on Nov. 16 that they will merge into a company with more than 31,000 employees and a revenue of $1.8 billion.
The personal information of registered home care aides in California will not be given to labor organizations upon request after the governor vetoed a bill that would have made that disclosure possible.
The rise in cost is part of the second highest year-over-year increase for home care since the study’s inception in 2004, according to the study.
In a September decision, a New York state Appellate Court ruled two live-in home health aides should be paid for the entire 24 hours because they were not allowed to leave the clients’ homes.
In an order issued Aug. 31, a federal judge struck down amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that increased the minimum salary requirement for overtime exemption.


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