Jane Lawrence

December 20, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) suggested that states “establish a website to disseminate training and other information related to the EVV program” as a promising practice in electronic visit verification (EVV) training and... Read more

November 28, 2018

Applied Self-Direction held a member-only Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Blueprint for Self-Direction webinar in November 2018. This webinar offered a more detailed look at the recently released resource, ... Read more

November 9, 2018

The Electronic Visit Verification (EVV): A Blueprint for Self-Direction is intended to be useful to stakeholders developing their own EVV products, as well as to help stakeholders evaluate existing EVV products to determine whether these... Read more

March 12, 2018

One of the first decisions states will make when considering compliance with the EVV portion of the Cures Act is to identify the implementation model that will be used. A description of EVV implementation approaches is available... Read more

March 8, 2018

This resource can be used as a starting point in identifying an EVV solution for your particular situation. The questions focus on specific characteristics of self-direction programs, such as the need for participant-employers to verify hours... Read more

February 13, 2018
Electronic visit verification (EVV) will be required for Medicaid personal care services (PCS) effective January 1, 2020. This resource provides a definition of PCS, as well as other key concepts related to EVV implementation.
February 6, 2018

On January 26, 2018 the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a question and answer session for states related to Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) implementation with a focus on state issues and concerns. Applied Self Direction... Read more

January 19, 2018

In January 2018, Applied Self Direction held a webinar, EVV Guidance from CMS: What We Know So Far. During the webinar, Applied Self Direction reviewed CMS' latest Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) guidelines.

The training... Read more

December 21, 2017

The 21st Century Cures Act mandates the use of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) for personal care services by January 1, 2020. As states move forward with plans for implementation, Applied Self Direction will be closely monitoring efforts as... Read more

June 9, 2017

“Person-centered” has been in our vocabulary for a long time, and self direction is an excellent example of how important ideas can be put into practice. This June 2016 training for FMS Members provides a review of the underlying principles of... Read more

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