The 21st Century Cures Act deadlineto implement electronic visit verification (EVV) for personal care services is January 1, 2020, this means that homecare agencies must figure out plans to implement EEV solutions now, or face reductions to federal Medicaid assistance. The deadline for home health services is 2023.
The EVV requirements,according tothe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, does not mandate the use of any particular kind of system, only that the system “be able to electronically verify,with respect to visits conducted as part of personal care services or home healthcare services”: the type of service performed; who received the service; who provided the service; and when and where the service took place, including start and end times.
Timesheet Mobile exceeds 21stCentury CURES Act requirements with electronic visit verification (EVV) software
Timesheet Mobile's workforce management solution for home health agencies is the all-in-one caregiver mobile application, providing electronic visit verification (EVV) required by federal law for homecare providers, caregiver scheduling, careplan checklists, and team messaging.
The mobile workforce management app is a robust mobile time and attendance application with GPS tracking for managing Medicaid-funded personal care services staff. Timesheet Mobile allows staff members and caregivers to record in real-time such things as: time worked, careplan activities performed, photos, notes, expenses, meal breaks, mileage, GPS and NFC location verification all from one smartphone app. The all-in-one functionality gives managers a real time view of their caregivers with information needed to run their homecare agency business more efficiently and meet EVV requirements.
While some home health agencies may see this requirement as a hinderance, many view it as an opportunity to improve patient service and caregiver operations. With the deadline for states to implement EVV just a few months away, selecting the right EVV solution today will help your HHA increase operational efficiency immediately and be compliant for 2020.