Electronic Verification Software (EVV) is an integral component of home care agencies. It allows for a more comprehensive home care solution. The software is able to capture the exact arrival and departure time of the caregiver as well as the location of home care visits. This streamlines billing and payroll and enables reimbursement.
EVV verifies that your home care services were performed appropriately. Moreover, it is required by law per the 21st Century Cures Act. You need to have electronic proof of the following items to be compliant.
Your home care software needs integrated EVV. The most common EVV methods are Mobile Apps that verify location by GPS, and voice telephony that verifies location via caller ID (ANI). The alternate method is a token device (FOB) placed in the home.
EVV via an Offline Mobile App is critical to compliance. EVV is mandatory, but not all home care recipients have land-line phones nor do they have good mobile coverage in the home. The solution is an EVV mobile app that works offline
Medicaid programs are administered at the state level. Each state makes its own decisions on how to administer their EVV program. To find out how EVV is implemented in your state, click here. Outlined below are three key models.