Rep. Adrian Smith submits letter to DOL on Companionship Exemption.

September 24, 2020 – The Private Care Association continues it’s efforts to educate legislators on the importance of the Companionship Services Exemption. As a direct result, Rep. Adrian Smith submitted a letter to Sec. Scalia urging “the DOL to open a new rulemaking project to rescind the 2013 Regulations and reinstate the 1974 Compromise the […]

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One for the history books.

For Immediate Release Private Care Association Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship with Ally. Friday June 12th the Private Care Association (PCA) entered into a historical agreement between the National Caregiver Registry Trade Association and JTR Solutions, LLC. d/b/a Ally. President-Elect Marc Spector, on behalf of the PCA Board of Directors, executed a multi-year sponsorship allowing Ally tagline claim […]

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PCA President interviewed for Newsmax article.

PCA President interviewed for Newsmax article.APRIL 14, 2020 – Yesterday, April 13th Newsmax released an article titled High Risk Patients, Home Healthcare Workers Needlessly Exposed to Covid 19 by Liz Goodman-Pilkington speaking to the Companionship Services Exemption and how “High-risk patients and their home care workers are in grave danger of contracting COVID -19 due to […]

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Scalia Nears Labor Secretary Confirmation after Panel…

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Sept. 24 voted 12-11 along party lines to approve Eugene Scalia’s nomination for labor secretary. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the full Senate will confirm Scalia this week. Scalia Nears Labor Secretary Confirmation after Panel… A Senate committee Sept. 24 approved Eugene Scalia’s nomination for labor secretary, setting the […]

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Why Caregivers Should Join a Private Care Registry

At the PCA, we have been promoting and protecting the consumer-directed model of care since 1977, because we believe that, while it offers consumers the most freedom of choice, it is also most beneficial to the caregiver. You will enjoy greater continuity in your relationships with your clients, more generous compensation, enhanced professionalism and an […]

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Why Careseekers Should Choose Private Care Registries

When you or a loved one requires private in-home care, trust a private care registry. They put the care in your control, because you make the decisions about the type of care you want. An experienced registry will refer you to a caregiver in your area who meets your needs and requirements.  The registry can […]

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Preamble to Final Regulations Recognizes Independent-Contractor Status of Caregivers Relative to Registries

The Preamble, at pp. 112-113,[1] offers the following guidance concerning “registries.” “With regard to potential misclassification of employees as independent contractors or other non-employees, the Department will continue its efforts to combat such misclassification. As the Department has explained, there is no single test for determining whether an individual is an independent contractor or an employee […]

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2014-2016 Legislative Updates

September 16, 2016- Op-Ed piece released from the Private Care Association Death of an Industry. OCTOBER 3, 2015- Motion for Stay Filed with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court by Littler Law Group http://conta.cc/1OdUvsn AUGUST 17, 2015 – Memorandum from Hollrah LLC discussing two important legislative developments that should be of interest to PCA members. The first concerns a bill recently introduced […]

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2013 Legislative Updates

DECEMBER 26, 2013 – Save the Date for the 2014 PCA Annual Conference! October 1-3, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida. Learn more here.  DECEMBER 10, 2013 – As Affordable Care Act Drives Up Cost to Consumers for Obtaining In-Home Care, Registries Emerge as Cost-Effective Option. Download the press release here.  NOVEMBER 2013 – Professional Organizations and the Home […]

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