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Vladeck Urges Obama Administration To Act On Home Health Worker Overtime Rule

CQ HealthBeat: Vladeck Blasts Obama Administration For Dragging Feet On Overtime Proposal
The former head of Medicare and Medicaid in the Clinton administration on Thursday called on the Obama administration to act soon on a proposed rule to extend overtime and minimum wage pay to in-home health care workers. Bruce C. Vladeck said opposition to the proposal comes mainly from home care staffing agencies that have managed to "frighten" state Medicaid directors into an alliance (Norman, 4/18).

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