Colorado Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

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

CareSmartz360 has an integration with Sandata & Alternate Vendors and agencies can use CareSmartz360 as an EVV compliant home care software in Colorado to bill for Medicaid benefits.

Governing Body: Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Questions about EVV?

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.

FAQs: Colorado EVV Implementation

As per the Good Faith Effort Exemption Request, agencies in Colorado can implement EVV till January 1, 2021. However, the ALT EVV Testing in Colorado begins on August 3, 2020.

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 Health 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.

The State EVV Solution will utilize two primary technologies for capturing visit information at the service location:

  • Mobile Visit Verification (MVV): A GPS enabled mobile application downloaded on a smartphone or tablet.
  • Telephony Visit Verification (TVV): A system accessed via toll-free number, accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The state will also employ web-based functionality for use by provider agencies.

  • Provider Portal: Provider agencies utilizing the State EVV Solution will have access to the portal to view and modify visit activity, and in limited circumstances, create EVV records. All information entered via the provider portal is notated as a manual entry and will be subject to Department audit.
  • Data Aggregator: The Data Aggregator is a behind-the-scenes tool used to interface with both the State EVV Solution and provider choice systems to transmit EVV data to the interchange. Providers will have read-only access to a web portal in the Data Aggregator to view visit data.

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  • Caregivers Tracking
  • Clock-in, Clock-out
  • Manage Schedules
  • Telephony
  • Ensure Compliance & Regulation
  • GPS Enabled Caregiver Mobile App

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