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09/15/2020
Revisions to the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA) narrow the scope of exempt employees. FFCRA implemented mandatory FMLA and paid time off requirements for employers with fewer than 500 employees and for health care workers.

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09/15/2020

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry announced that $4 million in Direct Care Worker Training Grants...

09/15/2020
If you have an adult day program serving individuals with intellectual disabilities, and have not yet verified your contact information to receive CARES Act funding through Act 24, you can update your contact information here.
09/15/2020

The Federal Office of Inspector General posted updates to the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE). The database can be accessed here.

09/08/2020
If you or your staff are struggling and feeling the additional pressures from COVID-19, the Those Who Care Program is a no cost therapy for front line workers provided from Council for Relationships
09/08/2020
 The HQRP COVID-19 PR Tip Sheet is now available. The purpose of this Tip Sheet is to help providers understand CMS’ public reporting strategy for the PAC QRP in the midst of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
09/01/2020

DHS announced that they will be delaying the deadline for the compliance requirements of EVV for personal care services (PCS) until January 1, 2021.

08/25/2020
Federal Provider Relief Fund Deadline is this Friday, August 28.  This deadline applies to all Medicaid, CHIP, dental providers and those Medicare A providers who have not yet received any funds due to a Change in Ownership, and Medicare providers who have received funds but they have not yet reached 2% of gross patient service revenues as reported on line 9 of their form 990.
08/11/2020
OLTL has provided guidance for the closure of older adult daily living centers, structured day programs....

CCRC News

09/15/2020
Revisions to the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA) narrow the scope of exempt employees. FFCRA implemented mandatory FMLA and paid time off requirements for employers with fewer than 500 employees and for health care workers.

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09/15/2020
DOH released PA HAN 525 with guidance for patients....

09/15/2020
The following was posted to the DOH message board on Sept. 10....


08/04/2020

PennDOT has extended the expiration dates for driver licenses through Aug. 31. The information and FAQs....

07/21/2020
Two CCRC applications and certificate of authority requests were posted in the PA Bulletin by the Department of Insurance. The requests are for North Wales and Pittsburgh.

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