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    EVV Compliance Simple

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

    Integrated with Sandata in Rhode Island, our cloud-based home care software has Telephony & GPS-Enabled Mobile App features to assist Medicaid (Medical Assistance Program) enforcing businesses in meeting state EVV requirements. CareSmartz360’s EVV solution enables agencies to streamline operations and ensure compliance 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 Claim Submission
    • Point of Care Documentation
    • Easy Migration
    • Award-Winning Support

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    Understanding Rhode Island’s Electronic Visit Verification

    To comply with federal requirements outlined in the 21st Century Cures Act, Rhode Island’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) has contracted with Sandata Technologies, LLC to provide the EVV system, however agencies and MCOs are free to employ alternate vendors as long as they can connect to the state system.

    Rhode Island EVV Implementation Date

    On January 1, 2021, Rhode Island started demanding EVV for PCS claims. EVV reporting for Home Health Services will be implemented on January 01, 2023.

    Rhode Island's Home Care Regulations & Facts

    Do you know?

    Although it’s the nation’s smallest state (with just over 1 million people), Rhode Island has some big advantages for seniors. The state has strong home care programs, rules, and regulations to support its senior population. Here are some common state laws you need to be aware of:

    • A valid state license and certification are required for providing care to any client or resident.
    • In Rhode Island, Medicaid is known as Medical Assistance (MA) and is offered in different ways: Global Consumer Choice Compact Waiver, RlteCare, and Medicaid Expansion.
    • All home care workers in Rhode Island are required to receive the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, which protects against COVID-19.
    • Home care businesses are required to have a written infection control plan, and all employees are subject to criminal background checks.
    • Caregivers must complete 20 hours of initial training and annual in-services training on abuse and neglect.

    CareSmartz360 home care management software and GPS-enabled technology enable Rhode Island-based home care agencies to meet all the EVV, Medicaid Claim Submission, Caregiver Leave & Wage, and licensing regulations. Additionally, the agencies can ensure that their demands for billing, care plans, and other operational requirements are met.

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    Home Care Regulations & Facts

    A User-Friendly Mobile EVV Solution for Rhode Island

    Responsively designed and feature-rich apps to seamlessly run your home care agency on the go.

    Caregiver App

    GPS-enabled app to seamlessly manage caregiver visits.

    • Multilingual Support
    • Electronic Visit Verification
    • 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
    Mobile EVV Solution for Home Care Agencies

    Mobile App for
    Agency Staff

    Increase agency staff productivity and organize daily activities on-the-go.

    • Electronic Visit Verification
    • Easy Calendar View
    • Real-time Communication
    • Streamline Client Management
    • Simplify Caregiver Management
    • Easy Information Access
    • Easy to Use

    All-in-One Homecare Management Solution For Rhode Island

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

    CareSmartz360 Home Care Management Solution

    Solutions Tailored for Diverse Home Care Agency Users

    A Complete Guide to Home Care in Rhode Island

    • Rhode Island Home Care Laws & Regulations
    • State's Care Plan & Medication Management Regulations
    • Home Care Staff Screening & Training Requirements
    • EVV Mandates and Medicaid Coverage Laws
    • Challenges Faced by Agencies in Rhode Island
    • How CareSmartz360 Helps Overcome These Challenges?
    Guide To Home Care In Rhode Island
    Guide To Home Care In Rhode Island

    FAQs: Home Care in Rhode Island

    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

    Rhode Island’s Medicaid program has contracted with a single EVV vendor and mandates that all provider agencies use that particular vendor’s EVV system. CareSmartz360 is integrated with Sandata and is available for Rhode Island agencies to use.

    CareSmartz360 can be used as an EVV solution in Rhode Island. Switching from an old home care software to CareSmartz360 is effortless- all thanks to open APIs, making it an ideal migration tool. These make transition hassle-free and onboarding easy. You can easily connect CareSmartz360 with any existing tool like QuickBooks, Paychex, Waystar, etc.

    According to the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or the state's Department of Human Services, homecare agencies in Rhode Island must be properly licensed and certified in order to provide services. They perform ad hoc on-site compliance audits and staff and patient interviews to maintain ongoing certification compliance.

    To care for a chronically ill child, spouse, domestic partner, parent, parent-in-law, or grandmother, or to form a bond with a newborn kid, newly adopted child, or new foster child, TCI offers qualified claimants up to 5 weeks of caregiver benefits.

    The Medicaid-managed care program for pregnant women, young children, and families with children in Rhode Island is called RIte Care.

    Rhode Island is now the nation's leader in this area as a result of RIte Care's critical contribution to lowering the percentage of its residents without health insurance.

    You can simplify your life by utilizing CareSmartz360 home care management software. With the use of GPS-enabled technology, Rhode Island Home Care Agencies may quickly check and keep track of caregiver training, visits, scheduling, billing, payroll, leave policies, and more while being EVV compliant.

    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 all-inclusive of electronic visit verification for agencies who bill Medicaid, captures data required for EVV, and help stay caregivers focused on care delivery.

    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:

    • Monitoring the caregiver's performance
    • Tracking the number of hours spent on shifts
    • Monitoring time scheduled with time delivered
    • Tracking caregiver check-ins and check-outs
    • Monitoring client schedules, open shifts, and more.

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    Our users reported 95% customer satisfaction in 2023. Schedule a personal walkthrough to see CareSmartz360 in action.

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