Kentucky has laws that provide greater protections to employees/ caregivers than federal law. A home care agency must comply with state and federal requirements:
Home care management software can help you comply with Kentucky’s non-medical industry laws. With GPS-enabled technology, agencies can automate payroll, billing, and time tracking.
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 Kentucky home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.
Section 1903(l)(5)(A) provides that the system must be able to electronically verify, with respect to visits conducted as part of personal care services or home health care services, the following:
Section 1903(l)(2) also requires states to provide for a stakeholder process to allow input into the state’s implementation of the EVV requirement from providers of PCS and home health services, beneficiaries, family caregivers and other stakeholders.
Electronic visit verification solution verifies a caregiver's location, hours of work for payroll and billing, helps with Medicaid reimbursements, curbs fraud, and ensure transparency in care quality with continuous tracking and monitoring caregiver visits to help home care agencies facilitate caregiving.
CareSmartz360 can be used as an EVV solution in Kentucky. It offers simplified data migration, award-winning support and 1:1 training to make a shift from an existing EVV-compliant home care software.
No. The state does not have laws regarding bathroom breaks. However, all caregivers in Kentucky must get reasonable and adequate bathroom breaks as per the federal laws and regulations put out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
If the home care provider does not follow Kentucky break laws and fails to allow home care workers to take mandated rest periods, employees have the right to contact the Kentucky’s division responsible for hours, mediation, and wages.
No. Kentucky does not regulate time off benefits like:
Real-time updates and streamlined processes help caregivers enhance their quality of care. With home care software like CareSmartz360, caregivers can get quick insights into their upcoming shifts and leverage offline mode to enhance data synchronization.
With one dashboard, caregivers may:
Business operations can be simplified by utilizing CareSmartz360, a home care management software. With the use of GPS-enabled technology, Kentucky Home Care Agencies may quickly check and keep track of caregiver training, visits, scheduling, billing, payroll, leave policies, and more while being EVV compliant.
Switching from an old home care software to CareSmartz360 is effortless- all thanks to open APIs, making it an ideal migration tool. These make the transition hassle-free and onboarding easy. You can connect CareSmartz360 with any existing tool like QuickBooks, Paychex, Waystar, etc.
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