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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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Works of Heart Virtual Award Ceremony with DCI at ORA’s 2020 Conference

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Covid-19 makes life challenging, but it doesn’t stop it. The same premise applies to intellectual and developmental disabilities and those who are impacted by them. Likewise, The Oregon Resource Association (ORA) was bound and determined to host its annual conference despite the limitations the pandemic created, so it opted for a virtual approach in 2020, […]

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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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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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New Rules of EVV & How They Foster Efficiency & Value-Based Partnerships

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New technologies are rapidly changing the business landscape, especially within the healthcare industry. Electronic visit verification, also known as EVV, is one of the more convenient innovations as of late. Starting January of 2021, new technology requirements will make it so that home-based providers must use electronic visit verification systems for the people they care […]

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The Increasing Importance of a Business Management Platform to Manage Remote Employees

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By Brian Perry Everything surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is demanding more staff to move into temporary remote positions that have never worked remotely or that require supervision.  An agency has to quickly define policies and procedures for dealing with this need. This is stressful and can be financially detrimental to any agency that is not […]

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