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Looking Ahead: The Impact of EVV in 2021

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If you’re like many people, you took some time off over the holidays. Hopefully, you had the chance to enjoy family, perhaps food, and much-needed closure to the end of 2020. As you return to work in 2021, you take on more than inbox cleanup and new goals and objectives. In 2021, Direct Care Innovations […]

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A Healthy You: Self-Care During The Holidays

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Why is it that direct care professionals often sacrifice their self-care at the altar of the other? Industry professionals seem to have an inherent prerequisite to put everyone ahead of themselves. Self-care is always essential for professional caregivers, but the extra emphasis should take center stage during the holiday season, especially with the added burden […]

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Don’t Wait – EVV Mandate Goes Into Effect January 1st, 2021

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Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) mandate goes into effect January 1, 2021, and it’s important to not wait too long before you choose your provider as it can take upwards of 1 month to get implemented. New Year, New EVV Mandate Medicaid, Medicare, and home healthcare direct service providers know that the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) […]

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National DSP Week With DCI

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National DSP Recognition Week is a celebratory opportunity that praises the direct support professional workforce that uplifts and assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). In order to help the physically and intellectually disabled, a dedicated DSP must be continually caring, compassionate, patient, persevering in their assistance of the community, and much more. During […]

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Emerging Opportunities In Home-Based Healthcare

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Home-based healthcare is an alternative that has increased in popularity since the pandemic has set in. Many people would rather receive care from home rather than risk a visit to a health clinic. In this area of the industry, there are plenty of opportunities for healthcare organizations to seize. Health providers are looking for ways […]

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EVV Vendor Selection: 3 Considerations for Providers

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Starting in January of 2021, Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) will become a federal mandate for home-based health agencies. In the meantime, these agencies will be looking for EVV vendors such as Direct Care Innovations. States offer two kinds of EVV models: open and closed. In closed states, the state already has an EVV solution that […]

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Giving Back With DCI: Shangri-La COVID Care Packages

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As the pandemic continues onward, the team at Direct Care Innovations (DCI) has been looking for ways to give back to agencies that have been affected by COVID-19. DCI recently decided to give away care packages to the residents of Shangri-La, as a way to give back to their community and spread joy during unsettling […]

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Staying Safe with Contactless EVV

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The pandemic and moving forward is presenting new and unimaged challenges to Medicaid agencies around the country.  One of those challenges is how to ensure you are ready for Electronic Visit Verification in January while ensuring you mitigate the risk to your staff and those you serve.  Most EVV options require you to share a […]

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How to Recognize Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Symptoms in Caregivers

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Although providing care can be emotionally and financially rewarding, it can be tremendously difficult to prioritize taking care of yourself at home when you’re constantly focused on another person at work. That is why it’s so important to watch for signs of caregiver burnout and compassion fatigue. Direct Care Innovations has the tools your agency […]

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Audit Proof Your Business Using DCI’s Business Management Platform

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When it comes to managing a company, keeping track of its financial records is a must. While performing self-audits isn’t always the most fun, it is a necessary part of the job. Good managers and business owners should be able to efficiently keep track of internal financial statements. This is done in order to keep […]

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