Getting Your Homecare Agency Ready for Electronic Visit Verification

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.…

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Electronic Visit Verification EVV Requirements for Home Health

 Section 12006(a) of the 21st Century Cures Act mandates that states implement EVV for all Medicaid personal care services (PCS) and home health services (HHCS) that require an in-home visit by a provider.  As originally written, States must require EVV use for all Medicaid-funded PCS by January 1, 2019 and HHCS by January 1, 2023.   However, On June 18th, 2018 a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. House of Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Diana Degette (D-CO), Don Young (R-AK), and Steve Stivers (R-OH) passed to extend the deadline to implement EVV for personal care services till Jan 1, 2020.  …

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