This session by Robert W. Markette, Jr. CHC, will cover a number of challenges homecare employers will be facing in the coming year, starting with the January 1, 2015 effective for the Companionship Services Exemption. He will discuss the changes to the definition of companionship services and what this means for the use of the exemption in homecare agencies and registries. Discussion on the continuing changes to the employer mandate as well as the issues related to the latest deadline change, along with understanding of the deadlines that apply to you and strategies for compliance will be included. He will also look at EEOC trends and risk areas and related compliance risks.
Attendees will be informed about upcoming changes, ideas and strategies for achieving compliance foremost at which compliance strategies are designed to reduce costs associated with these changes, which is a necessary piece for homecare providers in the world of decreasing reimbursement.
Who should attend: Human resources, administrators, executives, managers and owners.
- Apryl Swafford
For more than a decade, Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC, has focused his practice on representing home health, hospice, private duty and DME providers in all aspects of their operations. With more than a decade of experience in working with these industries, Robert has developed a reputation for understanding the operational, compliance and legal/regulatory issues facing homecare providers.