April 14, 2015

U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds New York Wage Parity Law for Health Care Workers

Court Says New York Law Not Preempted by Federal Law As part of a Medicaid reform bill enacted in 2011, the New York legislature passed what is commonly known as the “wage parity law” for home health care workers. The statute, which sought to bring pay for “home health aides” in line with wages for “personal care” aides, establishes a minimum rate of total compensation employers must provide to qualify for Medicaid reimbursement in New […]