The latest piece being pulled from the Jenga tower that is long-term care comes in the form of a new labor rule that kicks in one week from today (on March 11).
New worker classification rule could spark legal battle, experts warn
Jan 10, 2024
The US Department of Labor issued a final rule on worker classification standards Tuesday, setting in motion implications for a long-term care sector increasingly reliant on agency contract work to meet...
The high stakes of healthcare worker misclassification
Apr 24, 2023
Worker classification has become a contentious issue impacting a growing number of companies in the emerging gig economy.
Staffing agency use of ‘contractors’ opens nursing home clients to new risks
Jan 20, 2023
Staffing agencies that pay temporary nurses as contractors, issuing them 1099s instead of W-2 wage statements, may be putting the nursing homes who use them at increased legal risk.
Sample agreement covers provisions in new HIPAA rule
Jan 29, 2013
As they work to comply with the omnibus Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rule published on Friday, long-term care providers can refer to a sample business associate agreement released...