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:
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!
Responsively designed and feature-rich apps to seamlessly run your home care agency on the go.
GPS-enabled app to seamlessly manage caregiver visits.
Increase agency staff productivity and organize daily activities on-the-go.
CareSmartz360 is a trusted partner for Connecticut home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations.
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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