Wyoming health system approves back pay for providers, senior staff

The health system decided about back pay after examining its finances. Like numerous health systems across the U.S., Cody Regional Health took actions to balance out monetary losses due to the pandemic, which included pay cuts. The health system likewise furloughed some personnel.

Cody (Wyo.) Regional Health has approved back pay for service providers and senior personnel whose pay was minimized due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to The Cody Enterprise.

Penis Smith, human resources officer, informed the Enterprise that department directors and senior leadership at the healthcare facility also got back pay for their short-lived pay cuts. CEO Doug McMillan said he will not take back pay, according to the paper.

Different from those procedures, Cody Regional Health laid off 5 individuals in the client financing department July 22 when the back pay was revealed, the Enterprise reports. Mr. Smith stressed that the choices were unassociated which the layoffs were not a reflection of staff member efficiency.

Kelly Gooch –
Thursday, July 30th, 2020

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