On Sept. 1, 2015, providers must begin paying employed or contracted personal attendants who work in the following programs at least $8 an hour, up from the current $7.86 per hour minimum.
Newly employed or contracting attendants hired on or after Sept.1, 2015, must be notified of the required base wage level within 3 days of being hired.
Title 40 Texas Administrative Code §§49.312 requires that people working as personal attendants in the services/programs listed above, whether as employees or contractors of a provider or as employees or contractors of subcontractors, be paid at or above a specified minimum hourly base wage. The requirement to pay providers of CFC PAS/HAB, effective Sept.1, 2015, will be addressed in a future rule project.
Questions can be directed to Frank Plummer at 512-438-2188 or email@example.com.(8/27/2015)
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