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All-in-one home care management software for agencies to meet Connecticut's EVV standards, laws, and operational needs.

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    Make Medicaid Claims and EVV Compliance Simple

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

    Integrated with Sandata in Connecticut, our cloud-based home care software has Telephony & GPS-Enabled Mobile App features to assist Medicaid-enforcing businesses in meeting state EVV requirements. CareSmartz360’s 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 Connecticut’s Electronic Visit Verification

    The Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) implements EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) for services funded by DDS in response to established federal requirements based on the 21st Century Cures Act.

    The states that fail to comply by January 01, 2023, and don’t have unavoidable delays are subject to incremental funds reductions of up to 1 percent a year.

    Connecticut's Home Care Regulations & Facts

    Do you know?

    Connecticut State Department of Aging and Disability Services regulates the elderly care and exercises laws and regulations for the industry. As a home care business owner, you might feel like you don't have time to stay up-to-date on state laws and regulations, some of which are:

    • The average pay rate for a caregiver in Connecticut is $14.83/hr.
    • To be a caregiver, one must be a Connecticut resident and be over 18. A minimum of 8 hours of training and certifications are required. However, personal care agencies not licensed under the Department of Health may need basic training and background checks.
    • Home care providers must comply with the federal discrimination laws such as Equal Pay Act (EPA), Americans with Disabilities (ADA), and Civil Rights Act.
    • Connecticut enacted Public Act, known as Time’s Up Act, expanding Connecticut sexual harassment legislation requiring employers with three or more.
    • Caregivers are reimbursed for the miles driven at the rate of 57.5 cents per mile and covers miles driven by the employees while on the job.
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission (WCC) provides benefits to workers injured while working or encounter work-related illnesses via a no-fault insurance plan.
    • Connecticut FMLA applies to home care workers who have worked for at least three months. Home care workers may receive upto 12 weeks of leave in a 12 month period.
    • Connecticut home care providers must pay their worker weekly on a regularly scheduled payday, which must be set well in advance for correctly processing payroll in the state of Connecticut.

    Using a home care management software can make your life easier and help Connecticut Home Care Agencies verify and keep track of caregiver billing and payroll. Caregiver training helps caregivers expand their skills and lets them learn anywhere and anytime!

    See how CareSmartz360 helps meet Connecticut's strict laws & regulations!

    Home Care Regulations & Facts

    A User-Friendly Mobile EVV Solution for Connecticut

    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 Connecticut

    CareSmartz360 is a trusted partner for Connecticut home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations.

    CareSmartz360 Home Care Management Solution

    Solutions Tailored for Diverse Home Care Agency Users

    A Complete Guide to Home Care in Connecticut

    • Connecticut’s Home Care Laws & Regulations
    • State's Care Plan & Medication Management Regulations
    • Home Care Staff Screening & Training Requirements
    • Hassle-free Billing Solution to Power Your Home Care Agency
    • Challenges Faced by Agencies in Connecticut
    • How CareSmartz360 Helps Overcome These Challenges?
    Guide To Home Care In Connecticut
    Guide To Home Care In Connecticut

    FAQs: Home Care in Connecticut

    Connecticut is an open-model state, and its EVV implementation deadline for the state is January 01, 2023.

    Medicaid pays family caregivers in Connecticut. Medicaid Waivers are legal exceptions to Medicaid rules. There are three types of waivers that allow Medicaid recipients to direct medicaid dollars to caregiving family members rather than a medicaid-approved agency.

    The State Department of Public Health provides a free hotline for consumer complaints involving home care agencies. A consumer can obtain information or file a written complaint.

    Connecticut’s CROWN Act, popular as the Act for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair added some hairstyles to the list of ethnic traits that are associated with the worker’s race, against which the providers may not discriminate.

    Every worker in Connecticut is required to receive a 30-minute meal break for every seven and a half or more hours worked. Such a period may be given for sometime after the first two hours of work or before the last two hours.

    Connecticut home care workers who are laid off or quit must be paid the wages owed to them on the very next regularly scheduled payday. However, if the provider terminates the worker, the wages become due on the very next business day.

    Connecticut has strict rules and regulations to ensure patient safety and security. The state has made EVV mandatory and imposed safety checks and training to reduce the chances of fraud and elderly abuse.

    To help agencies adhere to these rules, CareSmartz360’s EVV assists businesses in easily monitoring caregiver time with call review, call details, missing clock-in/out, and unidentified calls. You can get a quick look at open shifts and review schedules that have already had billing and payroll finalized.

    Switching from an old home care software to CareSmartz360 is effortless- all thanks to open APIs, making it an ideal migration tool. These make transition hassle-free and onboarding easy. You can easily connect CareSmartz360 with any existing tool like QuickBooks, Paychex, Waystar, etc.

    CareSmartz360 can be used as an EVV solution in Connecticut. It's straightforward to switch from an existing EVV-compliant home care software to CareSmartz360.

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