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Electronic Visit Verification System for Medicaid In-Home Services

All States must implement electronic visit verification (EVV) for personal care services (PCS) by January 1, 2020, and for home health services (HHSC) by January 1, 2023, as required by the 21st Century Cures Act. CMS granted 1-year extensions (to January 1, 2021) for the vast majority of States to meet the EVV requirements for PCS. Once implemented, EVV could increase the risk that Medicaid beneficiaries' needs are not being met, potentially compromising their health and safety. Our objectives will be to determine whether the State: (1) has implemented an EVV system in accordance with Federal and State requirements, and (2) has developed policies and procedures when using EVV to ensure that Medicaid beneficiaries receive their required in-home services.

Announced or Revised Agency Title Component Report Number(s) Expected Issue Date (FY)
Revised Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Electronic Visit Verification System for Medicaid In-Home Services Office of Audit Services W-00-22-31564 2024