Avoiding In-Home Care Abuse Starts with Background Checks

As a home health care provider, you have the best intentions in mind when it comes to your clients and their loved ones’ care.

Sadly, that isn’t always the case with every provider.

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Melissa Snyder

Melissa Snyder
Melissa Snyder, FCRA Advanced Certified from the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), is Good Egg's Attorney and Compliance Manager. Not only is she an expert in the background screening legal landscape, she is also a lifelong Disney fanatic and is always on the hunt for hidden Mickeys.

Recent Posts


The Facts About Workers' Comp History, Medical Exams & Background Checks

At Good Egg, we guide our clients on what to include in their pre-employment background checks. Here's a question we sometimes get: should the employer obtain workers' compensation records? We're presenting this question to Melissa Snyder, Good ...


FAQs about Running Background Checks during COVID-19

You've likely heard this statement many times over the last several weeks, but these are, indeed, unprecedented times. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by COVID-19, including those who are suffering from illness, grieving the loss of a loved ...


The 7-Year Lookback Rule for Reporting Adverse Information

We get lots of questions regarding the 7-year "lookback" rule for reporting adverse information. We're turning over this incredibly important question to Melissa Snyder, Good Egg's attorney and compliance manager. Melissa is FCRA-Advanced Certified ...


CCPA & Background Check Compliance

In our latest installment of "Ask the Attorney," we answer questions concerning the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which went into effect in California on January 1, 2020. Melissa Snyder, FCRA-Advanced Certified from the Professional ...


MVR Checks & Insurance Companies

This is the second installment in our new feature "Ask the Attorney." (Read the first issue on salary history bans—and what this means for background check procedures.) Melissa Snyder, FCRA-Advanced Certified from the Professional Background ...


How Salary History Bans Affect Background Checks

We're excited to launch a new feature on our blog called "Ask the Attorney." Many of our readers have questions regarding the legal landscape when it comes to pre-employment and post-hire screenings, and no wonder: laws are constantly changing and ...


Criminal Records and Employment Discrimination - Is it Affecting You?

Since the New York City Fair Chance Act (FCA) went into effect in 2017, employers have been prohibited from referring to criminal history in job postings, employment applications, and interviews.

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