FFCRA Revised!

DOL has released their revised temporary (through 31 December) rule in response to the ruling of the District Court.  The new interpretation will become effective on 16 September and we will share additional detail tomorrow at the VNPP Fall Conference (Register now, if you have not done so!).   We have excerpted parts of two […]


In compliance with HB2652 in the 2019 General Assembly Session, regulations are finally ready for comment and enactment.  Let me give you a bit of background: In the two years before the 2019 Session there had been several attempts by the Joint Commission on Health Care to create legislation to establish a “registry” for individuals […]

Paid Leave – The Rules Are Going to Change!

If you search FFCRA in the VNPP Posts you will be able to track the brief history of the federal initiative for paid leave.  Recently, on August 10th, we shared notice of the Federal Court ruling striking down portions of the FFCRA.  Important in that ruling was that the Court objected to the definition of […]

Update on the Session!

There is still not much clarity, but as far as we know: In addition to the budget items we listed earlier in the week, there are also the following – 138 #1h — In-Home CSA and DMAS-funded Services for K-12 Students (language only) which requires school divisions to report when a service that would be […]

Budget Amendments Are a Good News/Bad News Story!

First, remember that these are just requests and there are approximately 150 of them; they will certainly not all be accepted. But in order to be accepted, they must be requested – this is the first step. 292 #1h – Prohibit reduction in private day based on remote learning or telehealth services; language only 300 […]