EVV Model: Provider Choice Model | Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021
New York has received an exemption against good faith effort exemption request. You can use CareSmartz360 as your agency management system to meet all EVV state requirements.
Certified home health agencies or personal care providers exceeding $15 million in Medicaid fee-for-service and/or Medicaid managed care reimbursements are required to have a verification system or a verification organization (VO) to perform a pre-claim review. Home care agencies in New York State, especially in New York City (NYC), are familiar with EVV technology.
Governing Body: Office of the Medicaid Inspector General
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.
New-age home care software is built on technologies with offline functioning capabilities. As soon as the connectivity resumes, it syncs the data with the system.
Yes, New York can now implement EVV till January 1st, 2021 as per the approval of Good Faith Effort Exemption Request. Home care agencies in New York can implement the same by 2021
Yes, the cloud-based EVV system allows the agency to fix visits that do not have all the required information, like a caregiver who forgot to record the visit start or end time.
The technology used in EVV system to verify the caregiver’s location will only record locations at the start and end of the care delivery. For any other time, it does not record anything.
There is a scheduling module within the EVV system. DSS has also selected the option to integrate third party schedule solutions with EVV. Home care software solutions are integrated with advanced capabilities that can automate matching and scheduling of caregivers as per the client needs.
A number of home care software solutions are available in the market today that are integrated with features and functionalities to adhere to all the compliance and contribute in the best possible care delivery. A basic feature is to look for is a platform that is easy to use by your staff, caregivers, patients, agency owners and patient’s family.
The bottom line is that whatever EVV-based solution your agency chooses, it must document precisely that a visit took place, ensuring that caregivers provided the expected services, allowing for timely and accurate documentation of the activities performed, and ensuring compliance.
The bottom line is that whatever EVV-based solution you opt for, it is necessary for you document and verify that a visit made, and the caregiver provided the expected services to ensure compliance.
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