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

AxisCare’s Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Solutions By State2018-11-29T16:05:51+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.

On October 1, 2017, the Alabama Medicaid Agency implemented an Electronic Visit Verification and Monitoring (EVVM) system called AuthentiCare®. AxisCare is in the process of building an integration with AuthentiCare® which will be completed before the January 2020 deadline.

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.

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 and will investigate an integration with the chosen 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.

Arkansas has chosen to use a state-mandated external vendor, but has not yet chosen a vendor. We are closely monitoring Arkansas’ decision and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Arkansas may be leaning towards, please contact us.

California has chosen to use a state-mandated external vendor, but has not yet chosen a vendor. The State is in the process of gathering information and is currently evaluating responses to a recent Request for Information (RFI) to further inform decision-making.

We are closely monitoring California’s decision and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) California may be leaning towards, please contact us.

Colorado has chosen 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 has chosen 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.

Delaware is currently in the process of developing its EVV system. We are closely monitoring Delaware’s decision and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Delaware may be leaning towards, please contact us.

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 is currently developing integrations with both EVV vendors, which will be developed well before the October 2019 deadline. More information coming soon.

  • EVV Vendor: Tellus LLC
    • UnitedHealthcare, Anthem/Simply Healthcare, Aetna, ILS and Community Care Plan
  • EVV Vendor: HHAeXchange
    • Humana, Staywell, Sunshine

Georgia is currently in the process of choosing an EVV vendor. Georgia’s Medicaid-funded providers are not prohibited from continuing use of their current EVV systems/solutions as long as their current system aligns with the 21st Century Cures Act system requirements and the chosen vendor’s integration/aggregation requirements.

We are closely monitoring Georgia’s decision and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Georgia may be leaning towards, please contact us.

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.

We are currently monitoring Hawaii’s decision on an EVV vendor and will investigate an integration with the chosen 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 Hawaii may be leaning towards, please contact us.

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

Illinois has chosen 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.

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.

AxisCare plans to integrate with the system designed in order to send accurate data successfully. The integration will be completed well before the January 2020 deadline.

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 and will investigate an integration with the vendor chosen/designed (if an integration is not already under way).

Kansas has implemented an EVV vendor called AuthentiCare®. AxisCare is in the process of building an integration with AuthentiCare® which will be completed before the January 2020 deadline. We will release further information once we are closer to completing the integration.

Kentucky is currently in the process of choosing an EVV system. We are closely monitoring Kentucky’s decision and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Kentucky may be leaning towards, please contact us.

Louisiana’s EVV system is part of the Louisiana Service Reporting System (LaSRS). AxisCare is investigating an integration with the system. 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). AxisCare is currently exploring an integration with MIHMS and will provide more information soon.

Maryland operates a state-mandated in-house EVV model using FEI Systems, which AxisCare is making plans to integrate with. 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. We also plan to integrate with the state-developed EVV system for agencies who switch to AxisCare from the state-developed option.

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.

AxisCare plans to integrate with the chosen EVV vendor/aggregator. 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. We plan to develop an integration with MediKey before the implementation deadline of January 2020. More information to come.

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 states have not publicly confirmed this or chosen a vendor. We are closely monitoring their decision and will investigate an integration with the vendor chosen, if an integration is not already under way. 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 and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). 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 decision and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) New Hampshire may be leaning towards, 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.

AxisCare plans to integrate with the chosen EVV vendor. We are closely monitoring New Jersey’s decision and will post updated information as we receive updates.

New Mexico has chosen First Data – AuthentiCare as their EVV vendor. AxisCare is currently developing an integration with AuthentiCare which is projected to be completed well before the January 2020 implementation deadline.

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. We also plan to integrate with the default EVV vendor chosen. More information coming soon.

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 also plan on integrating with the chosen vendor, if North Dakota chooses a state-mandated option.

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, AxisCare plans to integrate with the vendor chosen before the implementation deadline of January 2020. 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.

AxisCare is currently investigating an integration with eXPRS, which would be completed by the January 2020 deadline. More information will be released as we receive updates.

Pennsylvania’s three MCOs have selected HHAeXchange as the tool for submitting claims. We are in the process of developing an integration within AxisCare that will allow you to 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.

More information will be released as we get closer to finishing the integration.

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 and plan to investigate an integrations with their EVV vendor of choice (if an integration is not already under way). 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 began, 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. AxisCare is currently in the process of developing an integration with Vesta, which is projected to be completed before the implementation deadline of January 2020. More information will be released soon.

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 and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). 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 and will investigate an integration with the chosen provider (which would be completed before the implementation deadline of January 2020)

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 and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). 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 and will investigate an integration with the EVV vendor chosen (if an integration is not already under way). If you have any information regarding which vendor(s) Wyoming may be leaning towards, please contact us.

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