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§ 15-156. Personal care aide wage reports

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: June 1, 2024

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2024
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-156
§ 15-156. Personal care aide wage reports
Personal care aide defined
(a) In this section, “personal care aide” means an individual who provides personal assistance services through a residential service agency.
Application of section
(b)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, this section applies only to personal assistance services provided through a residential service agency under Community First Choice, Community Options, Community Personal Assistance Services, and any other home- and community-based services administered by the Department.
(2) This section does not apply to personal care services provided through the Developmental Disabilities Administration.
Reports
(c)(1) On or before September 1 each year, beginning in 2025, each residential service agency shall submit to the Maryland Department of Labor a report in the form and manner required by the Maryland Department of Labor.
(2) The annual report required under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall include:
(i) Documentation of the residential service agency's:
1. Average wage rate for personal care aides; and
2. Highest and lowest wage rates for personal care aides; and
(ii) Any other information that the Maryland Department of Labor determines appropriate.
(3) The annual report required under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be signed by an authorized representative of the residential service agency.

Credits

Added by Acts 2024, c. 864, § 1, eff. June 1, 2024; Acts 2024, c. 865, § 1, eff. June 1, 2024.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-156, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-156
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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