Cures Act for Electronic Visit Verification
Guidance for : CMCS is issuing this informational bulletin in accordance with section 12006(b) of the 21st Century Cures Act (the Cures Act)1 in order to assist states in implementing electronic visit verification (EVV) systems for Medicaid personal care services (PCS) and home health care services (HHCS). The Cures Act requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to collect and disseminate best practices to State Medicaid Directors with respect to (1) training individuals who furnish PCS, HHCS, or both, on the use and operation of EVV systems and on the prevention of fraud with respect to the provision of PCS or HHCS; and (2) the provision of notice and educational materials to family caregivers and beneficiaries with respect to the use of EVV systems and other means to prevent such fraud.
Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Issue Date: May 16, 2018
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