EVV Model: Provide Choice | Implementation Deadline: January 01, 2021
Utah has received an exemption against good faith effort exemption request. CareSmartz360 is following the State of Utah EVV model information as it becomes available.
On December 13, 2016 the 21st Century Cures Act (CURES) came into law. Section 12006 of the legislation, Electronic Visit Verification System has been mandated for those providing Personal Care Services and Home Health Services under Medicaid.
Governing Body: Utah Medicaid web site
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.
21st Century Cures Act’s timelines for State implementation of the EVV requirements is as follows:
Yes, Utah can now implement EVV till January 1st, 2021 as per the approval of Good Faith Effort Exemption Request. Home care agencies in Utah can implement the same by 2021.
States that have not implemented EVV by January 1, 2020 will be subject to FMAP reductions unless they have made a “good faith effort” to comply and have encountered “unavoidable system delays.” More details are given here.
There are certain standards brought in force by Senior and Disabilities Services (SDS) to make sure that the care services are delivered only by individuals who possess the requisite skills and competencies and to ensure that services are performed in a safe and effective manner. The SDS standards are categorized under different aspects here.
Other regulations with which care providers must comply:
Ideally, a home care software is embedded with functionalities to help home care service providers meet all the regulations and stay compliant for every act of care.
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