Texas Judge overturns Overtime Rule.

A U.S. District Court judge in Texas on Thursday, August 31, 2017, dismissed an Obama administration attempt to expand federal overtime rules, saying the Department of Labor relied too heavily on a salary threshold to determine exemption. The expanded overtime … Continue reading

Home Health Regulatory Update – NAHC 2016

By Stephen Tweed   It’s Sunday, October 23, 2016, and I’m coming to you live from the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, FL, and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice annual conference and exhibition. The conference opened with … Continue reading

Government Uncovers Fraud by Private Duty Agencies

Private Duty Agencies in the Crosshairs of Fraud Enforcers  By Elizabeth Hogue, Esq. Some owners, managers and staff members of private duty agencies still think that fraud and abuse prohibitions apply only to Medicare certified home health agencies.  In fact, … Continue reading

Supreme Court Denies Overtime Review

On Monday, June 27, 2016, the United States Supreme Court released notification that it would not hear an appeal to the U. S. Department of Labor’s revised regulation that eliminated the Federal Companionship Exemption for home care workers.  The original … Continue reading