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CareSmartz360, an all-in-one home care software solution, is planning to join hands with agencies to help meet North Dakota’s EVV standards, laws, and operational needs.

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EVV Model: Open Model | Aggregator: Sandata |
CareSmartz360 EVV Solution: Coming Soon
Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021

CareSmartz360 is working closely with North Dakota to meet the state’s EVV requirements and become fully compliant. Our cloud-based home care software includes Telephony & GPS-Enabled Mobile App features to assist Medicaid enforcing providers in delivering quality care with easy-to-use features.

  • HIPAA & EVV Compliant
  • Smart Telephony
  • Manage Schedules
  • Automated Billing
  • Robust EVV Reporting
  • Open APIs
  • GPS-Enabled Mobile App
  • Caregiver Tracking
  • Error-Free Medicaid Claim Submission
  • Point of Care Documentation
  • Easy Migration
  • Award-Winning Support

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Understanding North Dakota’s Electronic Visit Verification

Section 12006(a) of the 21st Century Cures Act requires states to implement EVV for all Medicaid Personal Care Services (PCS). North Dakota chose Therap as the state-sponsored EVV vendor and Sandata Technologies as the aggregator Vendor. The North Dakota Department of Human Services has adopted an open EVV model. Providers may choose to use their own EVV system that will be required to submit data to the data aggregator.

EVV PHASE I:

Personal care services was required to have an EVV system in place by January 01, 2020. States that fail to comply are subject to incremental funds reductions up to 1 percent per year.

EVV PHASE II:

North Dakota began requiring EVV for PCS claims on January 01, 2021.

North Dakota's Home Care Regulations & Facts

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21.3% of the North Dakota population is aged 60 & above. Around 11% of the seniors aged 65+ are living alone, and this number is constantly increasing. Eyeing this increasing number, the North Dakota Department of Human Services is chosen to regulate the home care industry in the state. This body has laid down some regulations, which all home care agencies must comply by:

  • Home care agencies in North Dakota do not require a license to operate.
  • North Dakota is considered one of the best states for caregivers as it has moderate hourly wages, around $16.72.
  • In North Dakota, home care providers cannot ask workers to work unreasonably long hours. Thus, home care workers cannot work for seven consecutive days without one day’s rest.
  • Caregivers in North Dakota do not need non-medical training.
  • Home care providers in North Dakota must provide each worker with a pay statement that shows the hours worked, deductions mandated by state and federal law, pay rates, and deductions authorized by the worker.
  • Home care workers are not entitled to receive premium pay unless their hours classify as overtime. Also, home care providers must follow North Dakota overtime laws if their work hours exceed the minimum.
  • The mileage reimbursement in North Dakota is 62.5¢ per mile, provided the home care worker undertakes work for business use.

Using home care management software can make your life easier. The GPS-enabled technology helps North Dakota Home Care Agencies 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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Home Care Regulations & Facts

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GPS-enabled app to seamlessly manage caregiver visits.

  • Multilingual Support
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  • Easy Clock-In/Clock-Out
  • Verify Visits at the Point of Care
  • View Care Plans on the Go
  • Shift Tasks & Shift Status
  • Offline Mode & Alerts
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  • Electronic Visit Verification
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  • Streamline Client Management
  • Simplify Caregiver Management
  • Easy Information Access
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All-in-One Homecare Management Solution For North Dakota

CareSmartz360 is a trusted partner for North Dakota home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.

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FAQs: Home Care in North Dakota

The following is a high level summary of anticipated changes that home care agencies may witness after the implementation of EVV:

Things that Stay the Same Things that Will be Different
Member choice of provider Elimination of paper timesheets
Availability of services Use of EVV devices
Member choice of individual direct care worker How member/representative signature is collected
How services are provided Verification is required by member/representative at the end of every visit/shift

The complete data that must be captured during a visit is:

  • The type of service performed
  • The full name of the individual receiving the service
  • The full name of the individual providing the service
  • The specific date the service was provided
  • The physical address (location) where the service was provided
  • The time the service begins and ends

Currently, you cannot use the CareSmartz360 EVV system for your homecare business in North Dakota. However, we are working closely with North Dakota to meet the state’s EVV requirements. We’ll keep you updated regarding any updates regarding the integration with the state EVV aggregator.

Home care providers in North Dakota are not required to give their workers paid or unpaid vacation benefits. However, suppose the providers want to offer these benefits. In that case, they must follow the terms and conditions established in the employment contracts and policies.

No. North Dakota labor laws do not require home care providers to provide workers with severance pay. Severance pay is a payment that home care providers offer workers if they are terminated or dismissed from employment.

However, if the employer opts to provide severance pay, they must comply with the employment contract terms or policy.

Reimbursement in North Dakota is 62.5¢ per mile to the geographic point 300 miles from the state borders and 18¢ per mile for the remaining distance.

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