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Important Changes Coming Up For IHSS Care Providers Starting January 1, 2015

WHAT'S NEW 

Auhtorized Overtime 
 There will be a limit to the number of hours a care provider can work in a work week. Care providers may be able to claim limited overtime, with approval.

Compensation for Travel Time
Care providers that work for more than one recipient on the same workday may be paid for travel time, if applicable.

Wait Time at Medical Appointments 
When a recipient is authorized for medical accompaniment, the IHSS social worker may authorize the care provider to be paid for wait time (with approval.) Restrictions apply for wait time.     

Time Sheets 
There will be two (2) new time sheets. One will include travel time and one does not. Time sheets will now be 8 1/2 x 11 size, with new envelopes. Time sheets MUST be submitted within 2 weeks after the end of each pay period or will face a 30 day payment delay.    

New Forms 
 The following forms MUST be received in the PA office by December 15, 2014. Failure to complete and submit forms may result in termination as an IHSS Care Provider. 
- IHSS Provider Enrollment Agreement (SOC 846) 
- IHSS Provider Workweek and Travel Agreement  (SOC 2255), if applicable