AxisCare’s Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Solutions By State

AxisCare’s Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Solutions By State2019-02-19T16:47:53+00:00

Select your state below to see how AxisCare provides an EVV solution for your home care agency.

Disclaimer: As many states are still deciding on their EVV vendor model, we are closely monitoring their decisions and will attempt to keep this page as updated as possible. However, this page may or may not reflect the latest news, so please reference your state’s medicaid site for official information and updates.

The Alabama Medicaid Agency has implemented a specific Electronic Visit Verification and Monitoring (EVVM) system. See their state site for more information.

Alabama Medicaid Information

Alaska plans to adopt the provider choice model, in which agencies select their EVV vendor of choice and self-fund EVV implementation. States set requirements and standards for EVV vendors, including specific data collection requirements.

AxisCare meets all EVV requirements stated in the CURES Act, making it an EVV and management power package for Alaska agencies.

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Arizona plans to implement an open vendor model, contracting with one statewide EVV vendor that will be an option available for use by providers and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). However, within an open vendor model, agencies may use their current EVV system as long as it meets EVV requirements.

We are currently monitoring Arizona’s decision on an EVV vendor. However, if you are already using AxisCare as an EVV provider, you may continue to do so as AxisCare is EVV compliant.

If you have more information regarding which EVV vendor Arizona may be leaning towards, please contact us.

Arizona EVV Information

Arkansas has chosen to use a state-sponsored solution called Careify. However, providers may use their own solution as long as it meets the state’s minimum EVV requirements.

AxisCare meets all EVV requirements stated in the CURES Act, making it an EVV and management power package for Arkansas agencies.

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California has chosen to use an open model in which the state sets the standards for EVV, and providers and MCOs may either use their existing EVV system or choose one that best meets their needs.

AxisCare meets all EVV requirements stated in the CURES Act, making it an EVV and management power package for California agencies.

California Department of Social Services

Colorado has chosen to implement a hybrid method in which the state selects a single vendor (in this case, Sandata Technologies) while allowing providers and MCOs to continue using their existing EVV systems as long as it meets federal EVV guidelines.

AxisCare meets federal guidelines and is currently developing an integration with Sandata which is projected to be completed well before the January 2020 implementation deadline.

Colorado EVV Information

Connecticut has mandated Sandata Technologies as their EVV vendor. AxisCare is currently developing an integration with Sandata which is projected to be completed well before the January 2020 implementation deadline.

Connecticut EVV Information

Delaware is currently in the process of developing its EVV system. We are closely monitoring Delaware’s decision. If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Delaware may be leaning towards, please contact us.

Delaware EVV Information

Florida requires the MCOs who manage Medicaid beneficiaries to select and implement an EVV solution of their own choosing. We have included a list of Florida’s major MCOs and their EVV vendors of choice (some are still in the process of choosing) below.

AxisCare currently provides a direct integration with HHAeXchange.

  • EVV Vendor: Tellus LLC (More information coming soon)
    • UnitedHealthcare, Anthem/Simply Healthcare, Aetna, ILS and Community Care Plan
  • EVV Vendor: HHAeXchange
    • Humana, Staywell, Sunshine
Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration

Georgia has chosen an open vendor EVV approach in which the state can either contract with a single EVV vendor, build their own system for providers to use, or allow the use of other EVV systems. Alternative EVV systems are allowable as long as they meet mandated system and aggregator requirements.

AxisCare meets all mandated system requirements, so providers may continue to use AxisCare as their EVV and management system.

Georgia Department of Community Health

Hawaii plans to implement an open vendor model, contracting with one statewide EVV vendor that will be an option available for use by providers and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs). However, within an open vendor model, agencies may use their current EVV system as long as it meets EVV requirements.

If you are already using AxisCare as an EVV provider, you may continue to do so as AxisCare is EVV compliant.

Hawaii Department of Human Services

We are currently monitoring Idaho’s decision on an EVV vendor. If you have more information regarding which EVV vendor Idaho may be leaning towards, please contact us.

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Illinois has chosen the open vendor model in which the state selects a single vendor while allowing providers and MCOs to continue using their existing EVV systems. AxisCare meets state EVV requirements, so providers may continue to use AxisCare as their EVV and management solution. We are also developing an integration with Sandata (Illinois’ contracted vendor) which is projected to be completed well before the January 2020 implementation deadline.

Illinois Department of Human Services

Indiana has enlisted DCX Technology to design an EVV system for implementation. The system will offer aggregator functionality to accept data from other EVV systems that providers may already be using or will opt to use in the future.

More information coming soon.

Iowa’s IME is working in collaboration with the Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to develop and implement an EVV program. We are closely monitoring Iowa’s EVV decision.

Kansas has implemented an chosen EVV vendor. Please see their state site for more information.

Kentucky is currently in the process of choosing an EVV system. We are closely monitoring Kentucky’s decision. If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Kentucky may be leaning towards, please contact us.

As of right now, the only information we have is that Louisiana’s EVV system is part of the Louisiana Service Reporting System (LaSRS). More information will be released soon.

Maine is developing an open EVV system which will allow home care providers to utilize their own EVV system (i.e. AxisCare) and connect with MIHMS (Maine Integrated Health Management Solutions). More information coming soon.

Maryland operates a state-mandated in-house EVV model using FEI Systems. More info will be provided soon.

Massachusetts has chosen MyTimesheets as their EVV vendor. AxisCare is currently developing an integration with MyTimesheets which is projected to be completed well before the January 2020 implementation deadline. More information will be released soon.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has decided to go with an open system that may allow providers with an EVV system the ability to continue using their current system. However, providers that currently do not have an EVV system will have the ability to use the state-developed EVV system.

AxisCare meets all state requirements for current users to use as their EVV vendor. 

Minnesota has not yet chosen their EVV vendor, however, they are leaning towards a hybrid model. Home care agencies select an EVV system that works best for their business, while maintaining accountability to the state by submitting data to an aggregator via integration.

We are closely monitoring Minnesota’s decision. More information will be released soon.

Mississippi contracted with FEi Solutions to launch their EVV system, known as MediKey, on July 3, 2017. More information to come soon.

Missouri has opted to pursue an open vendor model, allowing personal care providers to select the EVV vendor which best suits their needs, or to continue to utilize their existing system. AxisCare meets all state requirements as an EVV vendor, so current users can continue using AxisCare as their EVV solution.

Sources indicate that Montana has chosen a statewide external vendor method for EVV, but the state has not publicly confirmed this or chosen a vendor. We are closely monitoring their decision. More information to come soon.

Nebraska considers its approach to EVV implementation to be an open model under which the State will procure at least one contract for a vendor solution that all providers can utilize, as well as allowing providers to use their own compliant EVV systems, if they choose. A preferred vendor has not yet been chosen.

AxisCare meets all state EVV requirements, making it a management and EVV power house. 

Nevada is in the process of obtaining an EVV system to meet the federal mandate. We are closely monitoring Nevada’s decision. If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Nevada may be leaning towards, please contact us.

New Hampshire is currently in the process of developing its EVV system. We are closely monitoring New Hampshire’s system development. If you have any information regarding the new system, please contact us.

Currently, New Jersey plans to issue a RFP (request for proposal) for an aggregator EVV vendor. Providers will be able to utilize their own electronic systems to send the required data to DHS.

We are closely monitoring New Jersey’s final decision and will post updated information as we receive updates.

New Mexico has selected an EVV provider. See their state website for more information.

Because EVV is already widely in use in New York for agency-based personal care, the state has opted for the provider choice model. This model allows agencies to purchase systems from vendors they select as long as it meets the requirements outlined in the 21st Century Cures Act.

AxisCare meets the requirements outlined by the act, making it a management and EVV power house.

North Carolina is seeking to utilize the Open Vendor Model concept to meet the EVV requirements of the 21st Century Cures Act. The state will maintain oversight and receive funding for implementation of one default EVV vendor while also allowing vendor choice for providers and MCOs who already have an EVV system in place.

AxisCare meets all requirements stated in the 21st Century Cures Act, making it a management and EVV power house.

North Dakota held public meetings for providers to submit input on the upcoming EVV implementation. The last meeting occurred June 5, 2018, but the state has not made any announcements since.

In February 2017, North Dakota was leaning towards an open vendor model, but this information is not confirmed on the state’s websites.

AxisCare provides a management and EVV power solution that meets the EVV vendor requirements stated in the 21st Century Cures Act. We are closely monitoring North Dakota’s decision.

In Ohio, agencies can choose to use the Sandata system or a certified alternative EVV system (like AxisCare). AxisCare meets all alternate vendor requirements and is currently developing an integration with Sandata, which is projected to be completed well before Phase 2 of implementation (Deadline: August 5, 2019).

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Oklahoma implements a closed EVV model in which the state Medicaid program contracts with a single EVV vendor, and mandates all provider agencies to use that vendor’s EVV system.

The state has not yet chosen its EVV vendor, however, we are closely monitoring their decision. More information will be released soon.

Oregon currently uses eXPRS which captures a lot of the information required by the 21st Century Cures Act. However, there are limitations to eXPRS which are not currently meeting the EVV requirements. The latest news suggests that they plan to build upon what eXPRS already has in place to meet the federal requirements.

Pennsylvania’s three MCOs have selected HHAeXchange as the tool for submitting claims.  AxisCare provides an integration that allows you to easily submit your claims directly to HHAeXchange. You will continue to be able to use the AxisCare Mobile App and Telephony to electronically verify your visits.

Rhode Island entered a contract with Sandata in 2016 for a statewide EVV system. Providers do not have a choice to use any other EVV system for time and billing. They may, however, use a different scheduling system if it integrates with and is approved by Sandata.

AxisCare is currently developing an integration with Sandata which is projected to be finished well before the January 2020 implementation deadline. More information will be released soon.

South Carolina has not released information regarding their decision on an EVV model. The state currently utilizes CareCall for their EVV needs, however, it has not been confirmed whether CareCall will meet EVV requirements stated in the 21st Century Cures Act.

We are closely monitoring South Carolina’s decision and will continue to post updates as they are provided. If you have more information regarding South Carolina’s EVV decision, please contact us.

South Dakota does not currently utilize electronic visit verification (EVV) for in-home scheduling, tracking and billing of PCS, however, the state anticipates choosing a system soon.

We are closely monitoring South Dakota’s decision. If you have more information regarding South Dakota’s EVV decision, please contact us.

Tennessee’s MCOs currently select and manage the EVV vendors. However, this will be changing in 2019. The implementation of a new LTSS EVV system has already begun, and we plan to investigate an integration with the system designed. More information to come soon.

Texas has chosen DataLogic Vesta as its EVV vendor. However, HHSC and TMHP are evaluating potentially increasing the EVV vendor pool to provide new and current providers a choice in selecting an EVV vendor when the additional programs are added. If new EVV vendors are selected, it is anticipated that their services will be available Fall 2019. HHSC and TMHP will provide updates as new information is available. 

The latest news suggests that Utah plans to go with a Provider Choice Model for EVV. This model would allow providers to select an EVV vendor of their choice as long as it is compliant with CURES Act requirements.

AxisCare meets all requirements listed within the CURES Act, making it an EVV and management power house.

We are closely monitoring Utah’s final decision and will continue to post updates here.

Vermont has not released information regarding their decision on an EVV model. We are closely monitoring the state’s decision and will continue to post updates as they are provided. If you have more information regarding Vermont’s EVV decision, please contact us.

Virginia is currently in the process of developing its EVV system. We are closely monitoring Virginia’s decision. If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Virginia may be leaning towards, please contact us.

Washington state is working on a phased implementation and demonstration of a good faith effort to comply with the requirements. Each Home Care Agency will select their EVV vendor to process the EVV and Claims data for their workers. The EVV vendor must meet requirements stated within by the CURES Act.

AxisCare meets all requirements stated in the 21st Century Cures Act, making it a management and EVV power house. 

We are following Washington’s EVV implementation journey closely and will post updates here if any changes are made.

West Virginia plans to contract with a single EVV vendor. The model involves the State procuring, funding, selecting and implementing an EVV solution of their choice and managing the concerns and complaints from providers.
The state has not yet chosen a vendor, however, AxisCare is monitoring their decision closely. If you have any information regarding West Virginia’s EVV vendor decision, please contact us.

Wisconsin plans to implement EVV by establishing a single EVV vendor. We are closely monitoring Wisconsin’s decision. If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Wisconsin may be leaning towards, please contact us.

Wyoming is currently in the process of developing its EVV model. We are closely monitoring Wyoming’s decision. If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Wyoming may be leaning towards, please contact us.

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