Full-service revenue cycle management for phycisian practices and hospitals

U.S. Department of Labor received several requests for information regarding the new Employee Paid Leave Act, and the most common question is, “What are the exemptions for a physician practice?”

There are two exemptions from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that pertain to physician practices.
  • Small Business with fewer than 50 employees.
  • Healthcare Provider exemption.

The attached link has the information regarding the exemptions below:  https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

Employee Paid Leave Act – Small Business Exception: 

“4. If providing childcare-related paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave at my business with fewer than 50 employees would jeopardize the viability of my business as a going concern, how do I take advantage of the small business exemption?

To elect this small business exemption, you should document why your business with fewer than 50 employees meets the criteria set forth by the Department, which will be addressed in more detail in forthcoming regulations.”

Employee Paid Leave Act – Healthcare Provider Exception:

“56. Who is a “health care provider” who may be excluded by their employer from paid sick leave and/or expanded family and medical leave?

For the purposes of employees who may be exempted from paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave by their employer under the FFCRA, a health care provider is anyone employed at any doctor’s office, hospital, health care center, clinic, the post-secondary educational institution offering health care instruction, medical school, local health department or agency, nursing facility, retirement facility, nursing home, home health care provider, any facility that performs laboratory or medical testing, pharmacy, or any similar institution, employer, or entity.

Employee Paid Leave Act

Medical billing services that maximize profit and cash flow

We understand that your practice needs a swift, reliable revenue stream in order to thrive. And, we know that it takes more than a slick software package to make it happen.  Definitely, It takes the right people. Therefore, we created unique medical billing services to make your life easier, It backed by our experience serving physicians since 1995.

We make sure our clients are supported by a billing and collections team carefully chosen for their industry expertise and dedication to customer service. In addition, your PRM team takes full responsibility for the financial health of your practice. If you don’t get paid, we don’t get paid. As a result, this performance-based model keeps our operations lean and focused, and help us achieve one of the highest collection rates in the billing industry.

Finally, when you know the right people are handling your revenue cycle, you can relax and focus on what you do best- delivering excellent medical care.

PRM is here to help make life easier for you and your office staff. Join our medical billing company today and enjoy our benefits! Contact Us

Lanny Menendez
Professional Reimbursement Managers