UPDATE as of 11/23/16: After this webinar took place, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction to halt the White Collar Exemption Rule which had been scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. Please note this new information as you listen to the webinar and Maguire's remarks regarding this rule.
According to an article in Home Health Care News, the U.S.
As a follow-up to our recent post on the Michigan Association for Home Care Conference, we wanted to delve a little deeper into the Private Duty Committee meeting and the topic of licensing for the home care industry in the state of Michigan that was covered during this session.
As we near the end of this first month of 2016, we thought it was important to issue a reminder to all of our customer agencies and other readers that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now in full effect for U.S. employers.
On January 8, 2016, a brief was filed with the Supreme Court by a group of States’ Attorneys General urging the court to hear the case and invalidate the new Department of Labor rules regarding overtime pay for Home Care workers. This adds a new perspective to the call to invalidate these rules, which could persuade the Court to consider it.
Caller ID Spoofing
There are a number of apps out there that enable a phone to spoof a caller ID, making calls look like they are coming from a particular number, regardless of the actual originating phone number. This has potentially serious ramifications when you are counting on caller ID to verify that a caregiver...
Recently I was talking with one of our Rosemark customers, someone I have spent a lot of time with working through the changes and implications of those changes related to the FSLA changes that have had the home care industry in such a whirl. This agency owner has been particularly proactive about digging into the details and...
Every home care agency should be aware of these big changes that are set to go into effect on January 1, 2015. Here’s a quick rundown of the main points affecting anyone who provides direct care in the home.
Increasingly, agency owners and operators have to expand their reach from the office to the Client’s home. In the past, covering the “back office” was all that was required. Most of the information needed from the field was provided either through paperwork or telephone conversations. That’s...
California: the Canary in the Coalmine