Rules, Rules and More Rules!

Rule #1 The U.S. Department of Labor’s final Overtime Rule governing the salary threshold for exemptions from overtime pay for executive, administrative, and professional employees was released today.  Quick references:  Overtime Rule Text  DOL Press Release  DOL Frequently Asked Questions  While we have included the phased implementation of the salary threshold from DOL’s website below, […]

Almost Midnight on April 8th!

Today was the last day for the Governor to act on the bills passed this Session: He did not veto the Budget (as was feared as an option); and he did not propose any amendment to the DD Waiver Rate increase for July 2024 and July 2025; He did, however, propose cuts to a number […]

Quarterly DBHDS QIC Meeting Tidbits

Here are three reports that may be of interest either because of the data presented or because it will inform your Spring/Summer vacation schedules! NCI Data for 2022-2023 – including some comparisons to data going back to 2018 HSAG/QSR Plan for Round 6 SFY2023 DBHDS/QM Annual Report

DSPs Are One Step Closer to Being Recognized as an Occupation/Profession!

Great news last evening from ANCOR: “We have great news to share about the bill to create a standard occupational classification (SOC) for direct support professionals: Tonight the Senate passed S. 1332, the Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals, by unanimous consent. You can watch the clip here. With the Senate’s passage, we are one step closer […]

Do You Remember?

For those of us old enough to have been around, we know where we were shortly after noon on 22 November, 1963.   President John F Kennedy had been shot and killed in Dallas – and the world changed. Most all of us remember where we were at 8:46am and in the succeeding hours on […]