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MDH Releases New Bulletin on Assisted Living and Home Care Protections

On August 6, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has issued Information Bulletin 19-03 informing the public about the home care and assisted living protections strengthened by the Minnesota Legislature as part of the Elder Care and Vulnernable Adult Protection Act of 2019. 

First Pieces of Elder Care Protection Take Effect Aug. 1

On July 24, 2019 by Kari Thurlow

Several elements of the new Elder Care and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019 take effect on Aug. 1, including retaliation protections, new fines, a maltreatment compensation fund, revisions to the Home Care Bill of Rights and the new Health Services Executive license. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has not released guidance on many of these provisions at this time.  

Care Center Fines Drop 31% Under Trump Administration

On March 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Kaiser Health News reported last week that care centers have seen their fines drop by about 31 percent during the Trump administration. 

Moratorium in Nursing Home Fines by CMS Expires in May

On March 13, 2019 by Jonathan Lips

In testimony to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said that the moratorium on monetary fines for care centers will expire in May and that providers will soon begin receiving civil monetary fines in eight additional categories.  

Department of Labor Fines Increase for 2018

On January 17, 2018 by Kari Thurlow

Employers that violate laws enforced by the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division could face slightly higher civil penalties in 2018.  

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