Kate Murray

February 5, 2020

On January 16, 2020,  the US Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-awaited Final Rule to update and revise DOL's interpretation of joint employment... Read more

June 27, 2019
In May 2019, a federal judge ruled that the Internal Revenue Service must change aspects of its policies regarding difficulty of care payments under Notice 2014-7. During this webinar, Applied Self-... Read more
May 7, 2019
2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: In this session, Applied Self-Direction Director of Policy Kate Murray explores a wealth of IRS guidance for Fiscal/Employer Agents, with a focus on lesser-known but critically important content from... Read more
April 17, 2019

In April 2019, Applied Self-Direction held a member-only webinar, Exploring the New Department of Labor (DOL) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Joint Employment. During this webinar, Kate Murray from Applied Self-Direction explored the... Read more

December 5, 2018

On December 5, 2018, Applied Self-Direction held a Preparing for Year-End 2018 Training webinar for FMS providers in self-direction. The training covered:

  • Best practices for Form W-2 and 1099-MISC production and filing
  • ... Read more
November 28, 2018

Applied Self-Direction held a member-only Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Blueprint for Self-Direction webinar in November 2018. This webinar offered a more detailed look at the recently released resource, ... Read more

August 15, 2018

In the Agency with Choice model of Financial Management Services (FMS), the participant and FMS entity serve as co-employers of workers. To ensure that services are truly self-directed and participants are shielded from unnecessary risk and... Read more

July 25, 2018

On July 10, 2018, CMS announced that it was proposing to tighten Medicaid payment rules. Medicaid rules generally prohibit Medicaid payments from being made to any entities other than the provider or FMS entity, with a few exceptions--e.g., in... Read more

August 3, 2017
This 30-minute webinar explored key recent developments related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), FLSA Home Care Rule, and state labor law. Analysis of these developments' impacts on self direction was also included.​ ​This webinar was... Read more
June 23, 2017

In a March 2017 letter to the nation’s governors, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma and Health and... Read more

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