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Electronic Visit Verification

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Across the Nation

The 21st Century Cures Act provides a pathway for home care and part of this is Electronic Visit Verification which is being approved on a state by state basis. Check the guide below to find out individual state legislation and whether or not it has been approved in your state, links to state information and provider direction are provided in the details.

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What is EVV?

Electronic Visit Verification is a way of tracking work performed, hours, notes, and much more about the patient-caregiver interaction.

Benefits of Implementation

Agencies who utilize EVV are seeing increases in efficiency and productivity because it cuts down on the amount of time spent doing the paperwork for patient care, mileage reimbursement and hours worked by each caregiver.

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV): A National Resource Guide by State.

SMARTcare’s end-to-end home care solution with native EVV that includes mobile and GPS based EVV works across all platforms.  Meet your state’s requirements with SMARTcare while continuing to provide better outcomes in home care.

Our team is tracking the state developments with EVV requirements in as many states as possible, below is a list of information regarding electronic visit verification in your state. This list will be updated with any changes to requirements and new developments.

EVV is a small part of the total home care technology solution.  Home care agencies should consider the total solution and impact to overall business operations and client outcomes as they work to meet state mandates.  SMARTcare is here to help with those solutions to provide better outcomes of care.  Say hello to SMARTcare’s solution today, we’re here to help!

Alabama

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

Alabama has chosen Authenticare as their aggregator. For more information about specific details regarding Alabama’s EVV requirements follow the link below.

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Alaska

EVV Model: Undecided

Alaska has yet to make a decision on the Electronic Visit Verification solution that they will beig utilizing for more information regarding updates on Alaska’s EVV status follow the link below.

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Arizona

EVV Model: Open

Target Rollout: October 2019

Arizona plans to implement an open model and has chosen Sandata as its aggregator. Fore more information and updates on the status of Arizona’s EVV follow the link below.

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Arkansas

EVV Model: Open | Target Roll-out: October 2019

Arkansas plans to implement an Open model and has chosen Public Consulting Group (PCG) as its EVV aggregator. For more information regarding Arkansas’s EVV status follow the link below.

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California

EVV Model: State Mandated In-house System | Target Roll-out: January 2021

For more information regarding California’s EVV status follow the link below.

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Colorado

EVV Model: Hybrid Model

Colorado has chosen Sandata as its EVV aggregator for their open model. For more information regarding Colorado’s EVV status follow the link below.

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Conneticut

EVV Model: Closed / State Mandated External Vendor

Connetitcut has chosen Sandata as its sole aggregator. For more information about complying to Conneticuts EVV standard follow the link below.

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Delaware

EVV Model: Open

Target Rollout: 2020

Delaware is currently working on selecting a state sponsored aggregator but for the time being agencies can continue working with their existing vendors. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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Florida

EVV Model: Open

Rollout Began: December 1st, 2018

Florida has chosen Tellus as their aggregator in their open model EVV structure. For more information follow the link below.

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Georgia

EVV Model: Open

Georgia will choose a state sponsored aggregator but agencies can continue to use third-party vendors as long as they integrate with the state sponsored solution. For more information follow the link below.

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Hawaii

EVV Model: Open

Hawaii has chosen Sandata as their EVV vendor. They are working with Arizona becasue Arizona helps provide the IT infrastructure for Hawaii. For more information follow the link below.

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Idaho

EVV Model: Undecided

Target Rollout: July 2020

Idaho has yet to make an official decision on an EVV model. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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Illinois

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor | Roll-out: January 2014

Illinois has chosen Santrax as its EVV aggregator. For more information follow the link below.

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Indiana

EVV Model: Open

Target Rollout: Janurary 1, 2020

Indiana has chosen Sandata as its state sponsored vendor and requried aggregator. Agencies can use third-party vendors if they meet the requirements of and integrate with Sandata. For more information follow the link below.

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Iowa

EVV Model: Undecided

Iowa is currently gathering information and weighing its options and has yet to make a decision. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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Kansas

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

Kansas utilizes AuthentiCare as its EVV aggregator. For more information follow the link below.

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Kentucky

EVV Model: Undecided

Kentucky is currently evaluating all of their options and has yet to make a decision on an EVV aggregator, they are also in the midst of updating the states IT infrastructure. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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Louisiana

EVV Model: Open | Roll-out: March 2018

Louisiana has chosen LaSRS as its aggregator for its open model. For more information follow the link below.

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Maine

EVV Model: Open | Roll-out: July 2021

Maine has chosen Sandata as its EVV aggregator for its open model. For more information follow the link below.

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Maryland

EVV Model: State Mandated In-House System

Maryland previously had a phone based EVV system in place and is currently developing a plan for onboarding providers who were not previously utilizing the system. For more information follow the link below.

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Massachusetts

EVV Model: Open | Roll-out: January 2013

Massachusetts has chosen Optum to assist them in developing a solution. Agencies can continue to use other vendors as long as it integrates with the state standard. For more information follow the link below.

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Michigan

EVV Model: Open

Michigan plans to develop a state-run EVV solution and data aggregator. Agencies will be allowed to continue using third-party vendors as long as it integrates with the state solution. For more information follow the link below.

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Minnesota

EVV Model: Open

Minnesota is planning on choosing a state-sponsored EVV aggregator while allowing alternative vendors that meet the state requirements. For more information follow the link below.

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Mississippi

EVV Model: State Mandated In-House Model | Roll-out: Live

Missippi has already implemented its own EVV solution that is telephone-based called Medikey. For more information about Medikey and its requirements follow the link below.

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Missouri

EVV Model: Open

Missouri has been utilizing EVV for several years but some programs where not required to use it. They are in the process of creating a plan and selecting a state-sponsored vendor. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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Montana

EVV Model: Undecided

Montana has yet to choose a EVV solution. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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Nebraska

EVV Model: Open

Target Rollout: January 1, 2020

Nebraska plans to implement an open model and has yet to choose an aggregator. For more information follow the link below.

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Nevada

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

Target Rollout: August 1, 2019

Nevada will require the use of AuthentiCare. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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New Hampshire

EVV Model: Undecided

New Hampshire has yet to make an official decision regarding their EVV model. For more information follow the link below.

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New Jersey

EVV Model: Undecided

New Jersey is currently examining its options for a solution. For more information and updates follow the link below.

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New Mexico

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

New Mexico has chosen AuthentiCare as its aggregator. For more information follow the link below.

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New York

EVV Model: Undecided

New York has officially decide the direction they are going with their EVV solution. For more information follow the link below.

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North Carolina

EVV Model: Open

North Carolina will choose a state-sponsored solution while still allowing agencies to use alternative solutions that meet the state requirements. For more information follow the link below.

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North Dakota

EVV Model: Undecided

North Dakota has gathered information and is in the process of making a final decision on their EVV solution. They have narrowed their choices to Open model, Providers choice, and State Mandated External. For more information follow the link below.

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Ohio

EVV Model: Open

Ohio utilizes Sandata as one of its aggregators while still allowing alternatives that integrate and meet standards. For more information follow the link below.

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Oklahoma

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

Oklahoma has chosen AuthentiCare as its sole EVV vendor.

Oregon

EVV Model: State Mandated In-House System | Roll-out: July 2019

Oregon has updated its own eXPRS system to gather and report the necessary EVV data. For more information follow the link below.

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Pennsylvania

EVV Model: Open | Roll-out: January 2020

Pennsylvania has chosen Sandata and DXC to integrate with their current system.  For more information follow the link below.

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Rhode Island

EVV Model: Open

Rhode Island has chosen Sandata as its state-funded vendor. For more information follow the link below.

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South Carolina

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

South Carolina currently uses some EVV services but has yet to announce their plans for meeting the federal requirements.

South Dakota

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

South Dakota has chose Therap as its EVV vendor. If agencies find that the utilization of the states EVV aggregator is not feasible they can request a waiver to be granted persmission to use an alternative solution. For more information follow the link below.

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Tennessee

EVV Model: Providers Choice

Tennesee is requiring self-directed providers to utilize PPL for their EVV solution. Anyone who is not self directed has to utilize Sandata. For more information follow the link below.

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Texas

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor

For more infomation regarding Texas’s EVV soluton follow the link below.

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Utah

EVV Model: Providers Choice

Utah is allowing agencies to partner with any EVV vendor as long as it meets HIPAA and Federal requirements. For more information follow the link below.

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Vermont

EVV Model: Open

Vermont has selected Sandata as the state sponsored EVV solution and data aggregator. Agencies can use third-party EVV solutions as long as they integrate with the state system. For more information follow the link below.

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Virginia

EVV Model: Provider Choice

Agencies in Virginia may choose their own vendors but must have a solution in place by October 1st. For more information follow the link below.

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Washington

EVV Model: Open | Roll-out: January 2020

Washington is requiring the use of the state sponsored solution known as ProviderOne. For more information follow the link below.

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West Virginia

EVV Model: Open | Roll-out: January 2020

West Virginia has yet to choose a state-sponsored vendor, they will continue to allow agencies to use alternative EVV solutions. For more information follow the link below.

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Wisconsin

EVV Model: State Mandated External Vendor | Roll-out: January 2020

Currently Wisconsin has selected Sandata as its state-sponsored vendor and has proposed a closed model but it also looking at utilizing Sandata as the data aggregator while allowing agencies to choose a third-party EVV solution. For more informaiton follow the link below.

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Wyoming

EVV Model: Undecided

Wyoming has not yet selected an EVV model or announced any details about the implementation process. For more information follow the link below.

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