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February 23, 2024

Governor Hochul’s Executive Budget Proposal Calls for Significant Changes to New York’s Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program

A New York budget amendment proposal would make significant changes to the state’s Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program.

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October 25, 2023

California Raises Health Care Minimum Wage, Expands to Affect More Positions

California recently enacted Senate Bill 525, adding sections 1182.14 and 1182.15 to the California Labor Code and substantially raising the base minimum wage for health care workers.

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September 22, 2023

New York Department of Health Sets New Due Dates for Submission of Home Care Worker Wage Parity Compliance Certifications and Statements

On September 21, 2023, the NY Department of Health issued guidance addressing the due dates for submitting various Home Care Worker Wage Parity Law compliance certifications and statements.

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July 28, 2023

WA Cares Fund Premiums Started July 1, 2023, and Quarterly Reporting Begins October 1, 2023

On July 1, 2023, after a long delay, mandatory withholdings for the WA Cares Fund finally took effect.

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June 28, 2023

New York Mandatory Nurse Overtime Law Amendments Take Effect

Significant amendments to New York law regarding mandatory overtime for nurses took effect on June 28, 2023.

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June 26, 2023

July Is the New January: The Pace of New State Laws Heats Up

For the past several years, we have reported on employment and labor laws taking effect mid-year. Increasingly, new compliance challenges are not taking a summer vacation.

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June 6, 2023

CMS Withdraws COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

On June 5, the CMS published a final rule providing guidance to healthcare employees about unwinding provisions of its interim final rule, which mandated COVID-19 testing, education, and vaccinations.

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May 31, 2023

New York Begins Repeal of Healthcare Worker COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

The New York State Department of Health announced on May 30, 2023, that “it has begun the process of repealing the COVID-19 vaccine requirements for workers at regulated health care facilities.”

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May 11, 2023

CMS Plans to Unwind Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Employers

Given a recent announcement by the Biden-Harris administration ending the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, CMS has stated that it will “soon end” its mandatory vaccination requirement.

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May 8, 2023

New York State Budget Brings Sweeping Changes to the Home Health Care Industry

Governor Hochul signed the New York State Budget for fiscal year 2023-2024 into law on May 3, 2023, bringing with it sweeping changes to the way home health care agencies and home care staffing agencies in the state will operate.

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