EVV Model: Open Model | Aggregator: Sandata | Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021
Ohio 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.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) contracted Sandata to design and assist in the implementation of Ohio’s EVV system. The system will make use of mobile devices with GPS capability supplied to each Medicaid beneficiary receiving home health or personal care services. EVV is the responsibility of the agency providing a service, not the beneficiary receiving a service.
Governing Body: Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM)
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.
It means that required care will be delivered by an appropriately credentialed caregiver.
Yes, Ohio can now implement EVV till January 1st, 2021 as per the approval of Good Faith Effort Exemption Request. Home care agencies in Ohio can implement the same by 2021.
Ideally, in such a situation it is recommended that the caregiver capture start time and end time during the transition between care activities.
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.
New-age home care software are built on technologies with offline functioning capabilities. As soon as the connectivity resumes, it syncs the data with the system.
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