EVV Model: Open Model | Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021
California has received an exemption for implementing EVV under goof faith effort exemption request. You can use CareSmartz 360 as your agency management system to meet all EVV state requirements.
In California, personal care services are delivered to eligible aged, and disabled individuals through multiple programs managed by California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).
Governing Body: Department of Social Services
EVV is still to be implemented in most of the states with different guidelines and regulations. We’re keeping up with the updates related to EVV implementation and if there is something we haven’t included, please share with us. To learn how CareSmartz360 can help in ensuring compliance, please get in touch with us.
California planned to implement EVV in two stages:
Yes, California can now implement EVV till January 1st, 2021 as per the approval of Good Faith Effort Exemption Request. Home care agencies in California can implement the same by 2021.
EVV Phase I is guided by the following principles:
Yes, California is seeking utmost involvement of recipients, providers and other stakeholders in the planning and implementation of EVV. In the last 12 months, California took feedback from the stakeholder community into consideration, followed best practices, and worked as per the State’s capacity to implement EVV for over one million IHSS and WPCS recipients and providers in a consumer-directed environment.
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