OFCCP has finalized its rule making to officially confirm the Agency does not, and should not, exert authority over TRICARE providers. OFCCP first took this position in a proposed rule making in November 2019. In the final rule, OFCCP concluded it does not have jurisdiction over healthcare providers based solely on TRICARE provider network
OFCCP Proposes to Formally Withdraw Authority Over TRICARE Employers
As previewed earlier this year, OFCCP is scheduled to publish on November 6, 2019 its proposed rule making addressing jurisdiction for TRICARE contractors and subcontractors. As a reminder, OFCCP has had an audit moratorium in place since 2014 for employers that participate in TRICARE.
The proposed rule making seeks to codify OFCCP’s most recent…
OFCCP Adds to 2019 Rulemaking Agenda
This week the Department of Labor announced its spring 2019 Regulatory Agenda. Included was an new item from OFCCP that was part of its prior published regulatory agenda. As OFCCP previously announced in 2018, its planned rule-making agenda for the near future includes rulemaking to address affirmative action obligations for TRICARE providers (slated for May 2019) and contractor’s use of religious exemptions (slated for June 2019).
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OFCCP Extends TRICARE Moratorium
As we recently reported, OFCCP is evaluating affirmative action obligations for TRICARE providers and expects to publish rulemaking on this front next year. In connection with this, to allow time for the rulemaking process, as well as to allow time for any potential related legislative action, OFCCP announced it has extended the enforcement moratorium for…