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Navigating Enforcement Activity Regarding Wage Parity Act Compliance in the Home Health Industry

June 20, 2019 • New York, NY

Starts: 8:00 AM (EDT)
Ends: 10:00 AM (EDT)
Site: Crowell & Moring
Address: 590 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10022 View Map (view map)

Over the past few years, criminal and civil government agencies engaged in increased enforcement efforts around the Home Health Industry. These efforts show no sign of slowing, and are focused on Wage Parity Act compliance. The federal, state, and local enforcement agencies scrutinizing Home Health Industry employers and fiscal intermediaries include the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York; the United States Department of Labor; the New York State Attorney General’s Office, the Office of Medicaid Inspector General, and the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. 

In this breakfast, professionals from Crowell & Moring will provide you with key information regarding:

1. The Wage Parity Act, Wage and Hour Considerations, Compliance Challenges, and Recommended Means and Methods of Compliance with the Act
2. Various changes to the reimbursement mechanism and licensing and advertising rules impacting home health agencies and fiscal intermediaries operating or participating in Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program
3. The connection between Wage Parity Act compliance and government’s efforts to combat Medicaid fraud and false claims 
4. Recent class action lawsuits
5. The various government enforcement actions, including practical guidance on the investigation process and how to respond and resolve such investigations

Contact: Mae Hsieh (mhsieh@crowell.com)

Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Kelly T. Currie
Partner – New York
Phone: +1 212.895.4257
Email: kcurrie@crowell.com
Brian McGovern
Partner – New York
Phone: +1 212.895.4306
Email: bmcgovern@crowell.com
Rebecca Monck Ricigliano
Partner – New York
Phone: +1 212.895.4268
Email: rricigliano@crowell.com
Eric Su
Partner – New York
Phone: +1 212.803.4041
Email: esu@crowell.com