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Top Five Labor Law Developments for October 2017
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • November 15 2017

Home health aides who successfully objected to the collection of “fair share” fees without their consent may not proceed as a class, a panel of the U


Emergency New York Department of Labor Amendment Attempts to Clarify Pay Requirements for Home Health Care Workers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

The home health care industry has been buffeted in the past year by almost constant winds of change and conflicting guidance. Home health care


Frighteningly Large Settlement for Hospice Provider Whose Patients Lived
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2017

The day before Halloween, the DOJ announced that Chemed Corporation and its various subsidiaries have agreed to a $75 million settlement for


New York Department of Labor Issues Emergency Minimum Wage Regulations Regarding Home Healthcare Attendants, Controverting Recent Appellate Court Rulings
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 25 2017

Citing the need “to preserve the status quo, prevent the collapse of the home healthcare industry, and avoid institutionalizing patients who could be


Losing Sleep Over Live-In Home Care Workers: NYSDOL Confirms "13 Hour Rule" in Response to New York State Appellate Court Rulings
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2017

The New York State Department of Labor issued a 90-day amendment to the Department of Labor Regulations to clarify that they should not be construed


Top Five Takeaways from MedPAC’s Meeting on Medicare Issues and Policy Developments - October 2017
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 24 2017

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission ("MedPAC") met in Washington, DC, on October 5-6, 2017. The purpose of this and other public meetings of


Massachusetts Senate Releases Comprehensive Health Care Legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

On Tuesday, October 17, Massachusetts Senate leaders released comprehensive health care legislation containing a wide range of provisions


UPDATE: New York DOL Amends Regulation Governing Home Health Care Aides Pay
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • October 12 2017

As previously discussed, recent decisions from the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, found a New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”


Still Sleeping on the Job? NY DOL Says Home Healthcare Employees Not Entitled to 24 Hours Pay for Overnight Shifts
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

Effective October 6, 2017, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) revised the Miscellaneous Minimum Wage Order (“MWO”) to reaffirm its


NY DOL Issues Amendment to the Regulation Governing the Payment of Wages to Home Care Aides Who Work a Shift of 24 Hours or More
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

On October 6, 2017, the New York State Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) issued an amendment to its Minimum Wage Order for Miscellaneous Industries and