Tag - EVV

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Provider Alert! MANDATORY HHSC Webinar Training

Date: June 18, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSA) Webinar Training Date: June 29, 2021 Call to action: Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing a webinar for Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs) scheduled for Tuesday, June 29, 2021, beginning at 1:30 P.M until 3:00 P.M. How this impacts providers: All FMSAs currently contracted with MCOs or HHSC must attend this training. Next steps for providers: FMSA providers should register for the training at: Register now for the FMSA Webinar or  texaschildrenshealthplan.or/for-providers/provider-events. Submit specific questions [...]

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Provider Alert! Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Cures Act Implementation January 1st 2021

Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs) Effective Date: 1/1/2021 Call to action: This serves as a final reminder that beginning January 1, 2021 all service visits for an EVV-required service must be captured in the EVV system. Federal law does not allow any further delays to implement the Cures Act EVV requirement for Medicaid personal care services. How this impacts providers: By Dec. 31, 2020: Complete Required Training Program providers, FMSAs, and CDS employers must complete the following EVV training requirements: EVV System Training before using [...]

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Provider Alert! Annual Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Training Webinar

Attention: Current Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Users Effective Date: 10/29/2020 Call to action: The webinar is for program providers currently required to use electronic visit verification by state law. Attending the webinar helps complete annual EVV policy and EVV Portal training requirements. There will also be a live question and answer session. The training is on November 13, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. How this impacts providers: Effective August 1, 2020, the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Electronic Visit [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Update: Information Letter (IL) for Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs)

Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs) Effective Date: November 19, 2020 Call to action: Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has extended the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) practice period through December 31, 2020. This allows Consumer Directed Services (CDS) employers to learn more about using the EVV system. During the practice period, EVV claims will not be denied for a mismatch. Beginning January 1, 2021, all service visits for an EVV-required service must be captured in the EVV system. Claims without a [...]

Provider Alert! HHSC Electronic Visit Verification Temporary EVV Policies for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Attention: LTSS Providers Effective Date: November 24, 2020    The content in this message will remain in effect through the public health emergency period, extended to December 31, 2020, as announced by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ TCHP network providers should monitor the TCHP Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated to the COVID-19 event.  TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without [...]

Provider Alert! Current Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) users and Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs)

Effective Date: 7/10/2020 Call to action: On June 29, 2020, TMHP made improvements to the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Portal, posted a new demonstration of the changes, and updated the related training materials. How this impacts providers: Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) users are encouraged to review the updates and improvements to the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Portal and the updated EVV training materials. For more information, see details listed below: Next steps for providers: EVV Portal Updates The EVV Claim Search tab, EVV Visit Details screen, [...]

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Provider Alert! Live EVV Training Webinars in June

Attention: Existing Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Users Effective Date: June 16-June 17 Call to action: In June, the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) will hold live Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) policy and EVV Portal training webinars for program providers currently required to use EVV. How this impacts providers: Program providers must complete EVV Portal training and EVV policy training annually. See the following link for more information: https://hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/doing-business-with-hhs/providers/long-term-care/evv/evv-required-training-checklist.pdf Next steps for providers: To meet the annual training [...]

Provider Alert! Select an EVV Vendor System or EVV Proprietary System Update

Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSA) Effective Date: May 1, 2020 Due to impacts of coronavirus, HHSC is extending the deadline to May to select an EVV system and begin the onboarding process. The original deadline was April 1,2020. Therefore, Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs) must select an Electronic Visit Verification or EVV Vendor System or EVV Proprietary System by May 1, 2020. How this impacts providers: All FMSAs currently contracted with MCOs or the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).   Next steps [...]

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Provider Alert! TMHP EVV Prospective Process

Attention: All TCHP STAR Kids LTSS Providers Requiring EVV Subject: TMHP EVV Prospective Process Effective Date:  Effective 9/01/2019, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will implement their new EVV claims matching process. Claims with a date of service on 9/01/2019 or later will be required to be sent to the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) for claims matching. After this date, all claims submitted directly to Texas Children’s Health Plan with a date of service on 9/01/2019 or [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Prospective Process: what is it?

Attention:  All TCHP STAR Kids LTSS Providers Requiring EVV Subject:  TCHP EVV Prospective Process   Beginning 05/01/2018, Texas Children’s Health Plan will activate the Prospective Process for the EVV system. This process will match claims to EVV transactions prior to the claim being paid. If a matching EVV transaction is not found, the claim will be denied. It is imperative that all providers ensure that all members have the correct payor ID set up in the EVV software. If a member does [...]