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A Simple Check that Can Save Thousands (and Prevent Sanctions)

A Simple Check that Can Save Thousands (and Prevent Sanctions)

Federal law gives authority to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to impose Civil Monetary Penalties to practices that hire an employee/contractor who has been excluded from Medicare (or other federal programs). If the employee/contractor is involved in any part of service to the Medicare (or other federal program) patient, it can create a penalty liability as much as $10,000 PER service rendered.

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PAID SICK LEAVE AND TAX CREDITS FOR CORONAVIRUS-RELATED EMPLOYEE LEAVE — DOL EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY OF PHYSICIAN OFFICE EMPLOYEES

PAID SICK LEAVE AND TAX CREDITS FOR CORONAVIRUS-RELATED EMPLOYEE LEAVE — DOL EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY OF PHYSICIAN OFFICE EMPLOYEES

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires many employers to pay employees for sick leave related to COVID-19 in specific situations. Although there are exemptions for healthcare, the Department of Labor (DOL)has recently changed its rules to make the definitions less broad.

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