EVV Model: Open Model | Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021
Delaware has received an exemption under good faith effort request. Home care agencies can use CareSmartz360 as their agency management system to meet all EVV state requirements.
The Delaware Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) is working to implement an EVV system for Personal Care Services (PCS) and Home Health Service services till 2021.
Governing Body: Delaware Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA)
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.
Key technologies used in implementing EVV for capturing visit and care delivery information at the service location:
No, you do not have to bear any continuous cost for the DSS EVV system. However, if you choose to integrate your current scheduling system into DSS’ EVV system, or any other third-party EVV-based solution then you may incur additional costs.
Yes, Delaware can now implement EVV till January 1st, 2021 as per the approval of Good Faith Effort Exemption Request. Home care agencies in Delaware can implement the same by 2021.
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
No. As long as all of the statutorily mandated information is collected on personal care and home health care services requiring an in-home visit by a provider, states have significant discretion to utilize the system(s) of their choosing. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does not endorse one type of system over another.
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