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Certain Specialists Are Administratively Exempt

Three specialist job classifications of a Medicare insurance provider are administratively exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Four former contracting specialists, one operations specialist and one pharmacy Part D specialist brought a collective action against their employer, New Orleans Regional Physician Hospital Organization LLC (“Peoples Health”), claiming People’s Health intentionally misclassified them as salaried and exempt from the FLSA’s overtime requirements.

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