Electronic Visit Verification
Electronic Visit Verification or EVV is a way to record the date, time, and place your Self-Direction employees provide services to you.
If you receive paid help around your home and community per your approved HCBS Waiver Service Plan you will need to use Electronic Visit Verification (EVV). States including Louisiana are required to implement EVV or face a penalty from the federal government. According to Section 12006(a) of the 21st Century Cures Act which mandates that states implement EVV for all Medicaid personal care services (PCS) and home health services (HHCS) that require an in-home visits. This applies to PCS provided under sections 1905(a)(24), 1915(c), 1915(i), 1915(j), 1915(k), and Section 1115; and HHCS provided under 1905(a)(7) of the Social Security Act or a waiver.
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