You must be aware of the fact that the deadline to implement Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) for home care agencies is January 1st, 2020. Unless agencies have a mobile solution for making them compliant with the state and federal government regulations, they need to find a third-party solution to meet EVV requirements.
But most of the home care agencies aren’t aware of the things that they need to look into a home care management software empowered by EVV. Here we are sharing some aspects that one shouldn’t miss while choosing a third-party EVV solution.
Type of Service Performed
The EVV software must record the type of service that is performed by the caregiver. This is essential for the agencies as they can claim Medicaid reimbursements by submitting the electronic data.
Details of Individual Receiving the Service
The client details like the address, contact number, emergency number, age, and other similar details should be a part of the report generated through EVV.
Date of Service
The date of service must be recorded by the EVV software.
Location of Service Delivery
Location is yet another crucial aspect that should be recorded electronically by the EVV software. Most of the home care management solutions are packed with these features, and you need to research the same before finalizing any.
Details of the Individual Providing Service
The software must include the details of the caregiver offering service to the clients. This is crucial as sometimes there can be an instance when a caregiver can’t reach the destination, and the agency assigns another caregiver.
Beginning and End Time of Service
The most important aspect that should be precisely tracked by the EVV software is the beginning and end time of the care. This means that the caregiver’s clock-in and clock-out timings should be recorded for final billing and payroll management.
The state demands proper EVV data that can be further analyzed for reimbursing the claims against Medicaid for non-medical care services.
So, it is recommended that every home care agency offering non-medical care must ensure their EVV solution must provide them these abilities so that they can get timely claims for the service they offer to their clients. The critical element that shouldn’t be missed is the deadline for implementing EVV is January 1st, 2020.
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