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Electronic Visit Verification

Home Care Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) – Think Beyond January 1st, 2020

By AlayaCare / August 14, 2017

The 21st Century Cures Act provides the impetus for home care and, soon, home health agencies to adopt Electronic Visit Verification (EVV). Beyond complying with legislation, most providers recognize that EVV and other elements of digital transformation are necessary for business.

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A Window on the Future of Home Care Market: Implications for the Mandatory use of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

By AlayaCare / May 16, 2017

A window of opportunity has arrived. Section 12006 of the Obama administration’s 21st Century CURES Act ushered in what most in the home care services industry expected: measures to corral unchecked and sometimes fraudulent billing practices to Medicaid. That came largely in the form of one newly mandatory requirement: Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), which allows…

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Enhancing Safety in the Home: The Role of Technology

By AlayaCare / June 10, 2016

As the senior population continues to grow, so does the need to ensure the delivery of safe care in the home. While people prefer to receive care in the comfort of their own home, this does not always mean their homes are safe spaces. There are a number of distinct characteristics of the home health…

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Top 3 Home Care Client Complaints & How to Address Them

By AlayaCare / February 23, 2016

In the past few years the healthcare industry has been pushing hard on new initiatives to reduce the amount of hospital readmissions in order to cut healthcare costs and improve the quality of care. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), hospitals in the US spent roughly $41.3 billion in 2011 to…

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4 Reasons Why GPS-Enabled Mobile Care Workers are a Home Care Agency’s Best Friend

By AlayaCare / February 2, 2015

Mobility in home healthcare is not new. Agencies have dipped their toes in mobility over the past 10 years with varying degrees of dedication – from automated phone clocking systems to care workers and nurses lugging around laptops to the few agencies who have made the investment in mobile phones or tablets for their team…

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Throw Away Your Map and Pushpin There is an Easier Way to Schedule for Home Care Agencies

By AlayaCare / January 10, 2015

During a recent deployment, as we typically do, we had a usability session with a home healthcare agency Intake Coordinator who showed us her all too common setup. Pre-AlayaCare she jumps between their current solution and Google Maps, entering the client info into Google Maps. She then compares it with a map she has printed…

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