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    EVV Compliance Simple

    EVV Model: Open Model | Aggregator: Sandata |
    CareSmartz360 EVV Solution: Available
    Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021

    CareSmartz360, our cloud-based home care software is integrated with a Colorado approved aggregator. It has telephony & GPS-Enabled Mobile App solution to assist Medicaid- enforcing businesses in meeting state EVV requirements. Our EVV solution enables agencies to streamline operations and ensure compliance with easy-to-use features.

    • HIPAA & EVV Compliant
    • Smart Telephony
    • Manage Schedules
    • Automated Billing
    • Robust EVV Reporting
    • Open APIs
    • GPS-Enabled Mobile App
    • Caregiver Tracking
    • Error-Free Medicaid Claim Submission
    • Point of Care Documentation
    • Easy Migration
    • Award-Winning Support

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    Understanding Colorado’s Electronic Visit Verification

    21st Century Cures Act mandated EVV implementation in Colorado by combining implementation streamline service delivery for members. This will reduce confusion, minimize chances for repetitive data or duplicate training requirements, and decrease system costs. The EVV phases were:

    August 03, 2020

    On this date, EVV was mandated in Colorado. Providers not utilizing EVV must provide a written implementation plan to the department.

    October 01, 2020

    Providers, still not utilizing EVV must provide a written implementation plan to the department.

    January 01, 2021

    All claims requiring EVV records must have valid EVV records or be subject to denials or suspensions before payment.

    While some states like California have varying requirements related to photographic or video monitoring as an EVV protocol requirement, Colorado does not have such requirements.

    Colorado's Home Care Regulations & Facts

    Do you know?

    In the state of Colorado, home care agencies must prioritize caregiver training. However, there are some more common state laws, in addition to the one mentioned above are:

    • The Colorado Department of Health requires caregivers offering personal assistance through the HCBS to have a minimum of 20 hours of training.
    • The State of Colorado provides eligible caregivers with upto 480 hours of FML (Family Medical Leave) and up to 40 hours of state medical leave.
    • Caregivers in Colorado are entitled to an uninterrupted and duty-free meal period of at least 30-minutes. For every 4 hours of work, the employer must permit a 10-minute rest period.
    • Colorado wage law does not prohibit paid holidays and does not impose any restrictions on extra pay for working on holidays. There is no prohibition on severance pay.

    Using home care management software can make your life easier. The GPS-enabled technology helps Colorado Home Care Agencies verify and keep track of caregiver onboarding, remuneration, and leave policy for easy billing and payroll. Caregiver training helps caregivers expand their skills and lets them learn anywhere and anytime!

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    Home Care Regulations & Facts

    A User-Friendly Mobile EVV Solution for Colorado

    Responsively designed and feature-rich apps to seamlessly run your home care agency on the go.

    Caregiver App

    GPS-enabled app to seamlessly manage caregiver visits.

    • Multilingual Support
    • Electronic Visit Verification
    • Easy Clock-In/Clock-Out
    • Verify Visits at the Point of Care
    • View Care Plans on the Go
    • Shift Tasks & Shift Status
    • Offline Mode & Alerts
    Mobile EVV Solution for Home Care Agencies

    Mobile App for
    Agency Staff

    Increase agency staff productivity and organize daily activities on-the-go.

    • Electronic Visit Verification
    • Easy Calendar View
    • Real-time Communication
    • Streamline Client Management
    • Simplify Caregiver Management
    • Easy Information Access
    • Easy to Use

    All-in-One Homecare Management Solution For Colorado

    CareSmartz360 is a trusted partner for Colorado home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.

    CareSmartz360 Home Care Management Solution

    Solutions Tailored for Diverse Home Care Agency Users

    A Complete Guide to Home Care in Colorado

    • Colorado’s Home Care Laws & Regulations
    • State's Care Plan & Medication Management Regulations
    • Home Care Staff Screening & Training Requirements
    • EVV Mandates and Medicaid Coverage Laws
    • Challenges Faced by Agencies in Colorado
    • How CareSmartz360 Helps Overcome These Challenges?
    Guide To Home Care In Colorado
    Guide To Home Care In Colorado

    FAQs: Home Care in Colorado

    Behavioral Services (provided in the home) , Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS) , Durable Medical Equipment (requiring in-home setup) , Home Health , Homemaker , Hospice , Independent Living Skills Training (ILST) , In-Home Respite , In-Home Support Services (IHSS) , Occupational Therapy (provided in the home) , Physical Therapy (provided in the home) , Pediatric Behavioral Therapy , Pediatric Personal Care , Personal Care , Private Duty Nursing , Speech Therapy (provided in the home) , Youth Day.

    Yes, Home care agencies providing any of the services listed above must submit EVV. Claims without corresponding EVV are subject to audit and denial beginning on January 1, 2021.

    Yes, both Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS) and In-Home Services and Supports (IHSS) are required to comply with the EVV mandate.

    According to the Cures Act, agencies can capture locations only at the beginning and end of the visit. A continuous location collection is no longer required. The Colorado EVV program will only collect the location for the service delivered at the clock-in and clock-out time.

    CareSmartz360 can be used as an EVV solution in Colorado. It offers simplified data migration, award-winning support and 1:1 training to make a shift from your existing EVV-compliant home care software.

    Severance pay in Colorado refers to the amount paid to the employee if terminated of a contract early. As an example, an employee of four years and is paid $500 per week might receive somewhere between $2500- $5000 in severance pay.

    Yes. The Colorado Department of Health requires caregivers offering personal assistance through the HCBS to have a minimum of 20 hours of training.

    A home care software for Colorado with a well-integrated EVV will improve the agency’s workflow efficiency and help reduce costs while ensuring effective compliance with Colorado’s electronic visit verification requirements. CareSmartz360 is well integrated with your state EVV and is an award-winning home care management solution.

    You can simplify your life by utilizing CareSmartz360 home care management software. With the use of GPS-enabled technology, Colorado Home Care Agencies may quickly check and keep track of caregiver training, visits, scheduling, billing, payroll, leave policies, and more while being EVV compliant.

    CareSmartz360, a cloud-based home care software, automatically generates bills based on care delivery hours. Agencies may transfer their billing records to a digital format for Medicaid reimbursement.

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