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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How to Train Employees to Use Time Tracking and Other New Technologies

For any growing business, investing in a new technology can be a tough decision. From researching your options, testing out the systems, evaluating the costs and rolling out the product, it can be an overwhelming and lengthy undertaking.…

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Is Overtime Dangerous to Your Health?

Are you an entreprenuer devoting an ungodly amount of hours to your small business? Or an employer whose workers are racking up crazy overtime hours? Putting in excessive hours may create the perception that you are an overachieving team player, but at what cost?…

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Why Time and Location Tracking is Vital for Mobile Healthcare Workers

Technology spurs change in virtually every industry, and the healthcare sector is no exception. In fact, patients are witnessing the digital conversion from the moment they enter a Doctor's waiting room. The iPad has replaced the clipboard and the laptop has replaced the file folder. That said, bedside manner is perhaps the one thing that cannot be automated.…

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