EVV Model: Open | Aggregator: Sandata | Implementation Deadline: June 30, 2021
CareSmartz360 is integrated with the state system. Agencies can use CareSmartz360 as an EVV compliant home care software in Idaho to bill for Medicaid benefits.
Governing Body: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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.
Section 12006 of the 21St Century Cures Act (the Cures Act), P.L. 114-255, added Section 1903(l) of the Social Security Act (SSA). Section 1903(l) provides that states must require the use of an electronic visit verification (EVV) system for personal care services (PCS) and home health care services (HHCS) that require an in-home visit by a provider.
No. Using EVV system is easy and you may not have to recruit any extra staff. Keep in mind that your caregivers and office staff are fully trained and compliant with EVV.
No, you can use your existing home care software with built-in EVV system for HCBS services.
Yes, home health agencies providing the above listed care services come under EVV mandate. If the agencies submit a claim for reimbursement without corresponding EVV after January 1, 2021, they may face denial of the claim.
The key technologies used in implementing EVV for capturing visit and care delivery information at the POC:
Cloud-based solution for home care agencies facilitates the same purpose through:
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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