The recent legislation in Montana focuses on safeguarding the interests of elderly residents and mandates that agencies furnish details such as their staff's background checks, training, and fees for services rendered, reshaping the landscape of the home care industry.
Some of which are:
A home care management software can help you abide by changing Montana’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 Montana home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services does not interpret the EVV requirement to apply to PACE program services. In CMS's view, PACE is a separate Medicaid benefit listed in section 1905(a)(26) of the Social Security Act. That provision is not cited in section 12006(a)(5)(C) of the Cures Act.
The complete data that must be captured during a visit is:
As per the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, the healthcare organizations report the breaches compromising the integrity, confidentiality, or availability of protected health information.
Montana Medicaid Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Program is the caregiver program in Montana that provides financial assistance to those that require assistance with activities of daily living. Caregivers can be compensated for their services through the Medicaid PAS program.
Employers are not required to offer home care employees with vacation time. However, as per Opinion Letter 56, vacation pay, which has been earned, is known to be wages. Thus, if to be paid as wages are paid, then the “Use it or Lose It” policies are not allowed in Montana, but there can be a maximum accumulation amount or cap by employers.
A home care provider with a gross annual sales of $110,000 or less and not covered by FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) may remunerate their employees $4.00 per hour.
CareSmartz360, the EVV-compliant home care software solution speeds up the billing processing time and reduces repetitive manual tasks. It:
Since CareSmartz360 is integrated as an all-in-one agency management system, the cloud-based home care software helps elevate your agency's workflow for greater efficiency. Agencies will not have to commit manual hours to copy EVV data from a standalone system for accurate billing and streamlined payroll.
CareSmartz360 has comprehensive reporting features to streamline scheduling & EVV reports. These reports help in taking your agency operations to a new level of efficiency. The scheduling and EVV reports help in:
Our users reported 95% customer satisfaction in 2022. Schedule a personal walkthrough to see CareSmartz360 in action.