It's easy to get caught up in the routine of caring for clients, managing caregivers, and collecting payer reimbursements in Ohio. As a home care business owner, you might feel like you don't have time to stay up-to-date on state laws and regulations. Here are some common state laws you need to be aware of:
Using a home care management software can make your life easier. The GPS-enabled technology can help Ohio Home Care Agencies verify and keep track of caregiver billing and payroll. Caregiver training helps caregivers expand their skills and lets them learn anywhere and anytime!
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 Ohio home care agencies looking to scale their operations while meeting state laws and regulations, including EVV standards.
Ohio was granted a Good Faith Effort Exemption from CMS, which delayed the state’s Electronic Visit Verification deadline to January 1, 2021. Phase I and Phase II providers were already expected to be compliant with the Cures Act, and claims for relevant services provided without EVV would be automatically denied until the 2021 deadline.
Ohio Electronic Visit Verification solutions must verify the following:
The key technologies used in implementing EVV to capture visit and care delivery information are:
Additionally, cloud-based solutions like CareSmartz360 for home care agencies facilitate the purpose through:
The Ohio Elderly Services Program, popularly known as ESP offers in-home services to seniors who don’t qualify for Medicaid due to low income levels or disability yet they cannot afford to hire in-home assistance.
Medicaid waivers allow individuals with chronic conditions and disabilities to receive care in the comforts of their homes instead of living in long-term care facilities or hospitals. These waivers help individuals (seniors and their families) attain more control over their care and remain active in their community.
On-call scheduling, also known as on-call shifts are processes wherein home care provider schedules are intentionally unpredictable. Home care workers are expected to be available at any time during their shift with a short notice.
There are two types of live in caregiver situations. One in which the home care worker must have been given a space (and bed) to sleep and the other in which the caregiver must not be provided with a bed and a sleep break.
Different types of live-in care are 24-hour care and overtime/daytime care.
CareSmartz360 offers a robust billing solution for smart and accurate billing, adequate payment, and quick reporting. Care providers can submit claims the same day they offer services and get paid faster to be able to stay ahead of claim denials.
Additionally, CareSmartz360 is an all-inclusive of electronic visit verification for agencies who bill Medicaid, capture data required for EVV, and helps stay caregivers focused on care delivery.
CareSmartz360's EVV-based solution helps agencies comply with the 21st Century Cures Act. Some ways in which the home care software feature is helpful are:
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