Missouri has laws that provide greater protections to employees than the federal laws, which include a higher minimum wage and care coverage obligations. However, the state follows federal law concerning topics like pre-employment background checks. Some other regulations governing home care workers in Missouri are:
A home care management software can help you abide by Missouri’s non-medical industry laws. Record keeping, maintaining billing, and automating payroll can be easy with GPS-enabled technology.
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 Missouri home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.
If you have an existing EVV-based solution in use, it should:
Suppose you are not under an agreement with an EVV vendor. In that case, you should identify and contract an EVV vendor as soon as possible, ensuring the vendor of choice collects all required information.
You do not have to bear ongoing costs for the DSS EVV system. However, if you choose to integrate your current scheduling system into the DSS EVV system or any third-party EVV-based solution; you may have to pay for that service.
Missouri 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.
Behavioral Services (provided in the home), Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS), Durable Medical Equipment (requiring in-home setup), Home Health, Homemaker, Hospice, Independent Living Skills Training (ILST), In-Home Respite, In-Home Support Services (IHSS), Occupational Therapy (provided in the home), Physical Therapy (provided in the home), Pediatric Behavioral Therapy, Pediatric Personal Care, Personal Care, Private Duty Nursing, Speech Therapy (provided in the home), Youth Day.
According to the Cures Act, agencies can capture locations only at the beginning and end of the visit. A continuous location collection is no longer required. The Missouri EVV program will only collect the location for the service delivered at the clock-in and clock-out time.
Yes. Home care providers in Missouri are prohibited from terminating, threatening, disciplining, or taking adverse actions against workers who receive or respond to the jury summons. Also, the provider may not compel the worker to use their annual, vacation, sick, or personal leave while participating in jury duty.
No. Missouri follows the federal requirements related to meal breaks.
You can simplify your business operations by utilizing CareSmartz360’s home care management software. With the use of GPS-enabled technology, Missouri 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 can be used as an EVV solution in Missouri. Switching from an old home care software to CareSmartz360 is effortless- all thanks to open APIs, making it an ideal migration tool. These make transition hassle-free and onboarding easy. You can easily connect CareSmartz360 with any existing tool like QuickBooks, Paychex, Waystar, etc.
Whenever there is a change in the care plan, the EVV system will send the alert with a pop-up message to the caregiver.
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