The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) administers the home care industry and provides personal care services to seniors. The following few rules that home care agencies must follow if they want to determine that their agency complies with the current regulations:
Using home care management software can make your life easier. The GPS-enabled technology helps Michigan Home Care Agencies to adhere to state EVV, leave, reimbursement, and wage laws. Additionally, the agencies can ensure that their demands for payroll, billing, care plans, and other operational requirements are met.
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CareSmartz360 is a trusted partner for Michigan home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.
Michigan is an open model state, and its EVV implementation deadline was January 01, 2021.
The states that have not implemented EVV by January 1, 2020, will be subject to several FMAP reductions unless they have made a “good faith effort” exemption and have encountered some “unavoidable system delays.”
The complete data that must be captured during a visit is:
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) governs the home care industry in Michigan. The MDHHS aims at keeping caregivers, beneficiaries, and providers of all the Electronic Visit Verification updates and changes.
EVV uses technology to verify the caregiver’s location, which will help record locations at the start and end of care delivery. However, it does not record time during other times of the day.
Currently, you cannot use the CareSmartz360 EVV system for your homecare business in Michigan. However, we are working closely with Michigan to meet the state’s EVV requirements. We’ll keep you updated regarding any updates regarding the integration with the state EVV aggregator.
Under the Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA), a home care worker in Michigan is eligible for paid sick and safe leave. Workers may accrue an hour of paid sick leave for every 35 hours worked, which compounds to 40 hours in a year.
Every time a home care provider pays a minimum wage; they must provide a statement, like a pay stub for every worker that has the following information:
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