Direct Support Professional Award Recipients 2018

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May 24, 2018
In 2016, Congress passed a law requiring states with Medicaid waiver and state plan services to institute an electronic visit verification (EVV) system in order to prevent fraud. This new requirement would mean that the direct care workforce would be required to gather multiple data points electronically to prove that the service billed was, in fact, delivered. States have been awaiting guidance from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) on how to implement the legislation in...

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May 21, 2018
As announced last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its long-awaited guidance to states on the implementation of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV). In addition, CMS issued a FAQs document for the public about the new legislation on which the aforementioned guidance focuses. As a result of the advocacy efforts of ANCOR and its members, providers had multiple positive decisions clarified in the EVV guidance, such as the clarification that 24-hour services like tho...