CMS Deals Blow To Unions Representing Medicaid Home Health Workers

By James Romoser
May 2, 2019 at 7:46 PM
CMS on Thursday (May 2) finalized its repeal of an Obama-era regulation that allowed union dues to be deducted from Medicaid payments made to independent home health workers. The repeal is the latest maneuver in a years-long legal battle between conservatives and organized labor over the unionization of in-home aides who provide personal care to seniors and people with disabilities. Labor advocates said the repeal will make it tougher for unions to represent home health workers who are paid by...

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