As employers, health centers are subject to numerous laws that address employment relationships. Even though a health center may make significant efforts to comply with employment-related laws, the center may get sued by employees or former employees. While it is impossible to eliminate all employment-related risk, this information bulletin provides tips and techniques for managing employment-related risk through carefully crafted and implemented changes to health center policies and practices.
Important NACHC Library Content Note: This technical assistance resource was developed prior to the August 2017 release of the Health Center Compliance Manual by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). The BPHC Compliance Manual, issued August 2017, indicates where PINS, PALs and other program guidance are now superseded or subsumed by the BPHC Compliance Manual.
This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).