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COVID-19: HR Considerations and CARES Act Relief (Webinar T7032) Thu, Apr 16, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM This complimentary webinar for all GHA Members addresses the personnel and financial challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, including best practices for relevant HR policies and an overview of the requirements and benefits established by the ADA, FFCRA, and CARES Act.

Program overview
  • HR Policies
    • Best practices for telework policies.
    • Wage and hour considerations resulting from employees who are out of work, working reduced hours, or working remotely.
  • ADA
    • Handling personnel who are symptomatic or have been exposed to COVID-19.
    • Reasonable accommodation obligations for at risk populations.
    • Handling infected personnel reintegrating into the workplace following recovery.
  • FFCRA
    • Paid sick leave requirements and applicability to healthcare providers and emergency responders.
    • Expanded Family and Medical Leave requirements and applicability to healthcare providers and emergency responders.
    • Tax credits funding the paid benefits provided to qualified employees.
  • CARES Act
    • An overview of the CARES Act’s $100 billion in funds earmarked for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund
    • Suspension of the Medicare Sequester
    • Expansion of Accelerated Payment Program
    • Other applicable economic relief provisions of the CARES Act.


    Continuing Education Credits
    The Georgia Hospital Association is an approved provider of nursing home administrator credits as a professional trade association in long term care under Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 393-13-.02, (1) (a). Approved for 1 contact hour.

    This webinar is free to all GHA members. If you are registering for an out-of-state hospital association, please contact the education department at education@gha.org, or 770-249-4542.