EVV Model: State-Mandated In-House Model | Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021
Mississippi has received an exemption against good faith effort exemption request. CareSmartz360 is following the State of Mississippi EVV model information as it becomes available.
An effective, well-planned and implemented EVV system strengthens state Medicaid personal care and home health care services by detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse and by improving the quality of care.
Governing Body: Mississippi Division of Medicaid
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.
There are certain standards brought in force to make sure that the care services are delivered only by individuals who possess the requisite skills and competencies and to ensure that services are performed in a safe and effective manner.
Other regulations with which care providers must comply:
Ideally, a home care software is embedded with functionalities to help home care service providers meet all the regulations and stay compliant for every act of care.
Yes, Mississippi can now implement EVV till January 1st, 2021 as per the approval of Good Faith Effort Exemption Request. Home care agencies in Mississippi can implement the same by 2021.
Yes. The implementation of EVV does not change the format or location of service delivery. Patients will continue to receive services in accordance with their service plan and existing program rules.
Under the new mandate, the EVV system must verify the following:
First, a home care agency or care provider should learn about the EVV requirements. Prior to the implementation, they may need to complete mandatory training.
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