Illinois is one state where cost-conscious retirees opt to live because of its low cost of living and tax exemptions for 401(k), IRA, and pension income. In addition to this, the state has robust rules, regulations, and programs for home care to help its elderly population. The following are some typical state rules you should be aware of:
CareSmartz360 home care management software and GPS-enabled technology allow Illinois-based home care businesses to meet EVV mandates and other regulations laid out by the State. Additionally, the agencies can ensure that their demands for billing, care plans, and other operational requirements are met.
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CareSmartz360 is a trusted partner for Illinois home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.
The state has announced that it will deny claims for services provided without EVV compliance. To avoid your agency being a risk of claim denials, it is vital to have a robust system that integrates EVV into claims generation.
The complete data that must be captured during a visit is:
CareSmartz360 can be used as an EVV solution in Illinois. It offers simplified data migration, award-winning support, and 1:1 training to make a shift from an existing EVV-compliant home care software.
Whenever there is a change in the care plan, the EVV system will send the alert with a pop-up message to the caregiver.
The Health Care Facilities and Programs division of the Illinois Department of Public Health is in charge of licensing and overseeing the organizations that offer elderly citizens in-home care services.
The waiver programs offering financial assistance to seniors seeking home care include:
The following training must be completed and renewed annually by Illinois caregivers:
Each year from January 1, 2020, the minimum wage will increase by $1 until 2025, when it reaches $15 per hour.
You can simplify your business operations by utilizing CareSmartz360’s home care management software. With the use of GPS-enabled technology, Illinois Home Care Agencies may quickly check and keep track of caregiver training, visits, scheduling, billing, payroll, leave policies, and more while being EVV compliant.
CareSmartz360 offers a robust billing solution for smart and accurate billing, adequate payment, and quick reporting. Care providers can submit claims the same day they offer services and get paid faster to be able to stay ahead of claim denials.
Additionally, CareSmartz360 is all-inclusive of electronic visit verification for agencies who bill Medicaid, captures data required for EVV, and helps caregivers stay focused on their care delivery.
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