EVV: Changes to Phase 2 Timeline

The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has delayed implementation of Phase 2 of the Ohio Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) program, to provide sufficient time for full development, testing of the EVV system and outreach to affected providers, as well as individuals and families. ODM has shared that Phase 2 services will be required to use EVV no later than August 5, 2019. Additionally, certain edits for Phase 1 implementation have not been turned on. EVV Program for the following payers: Managed Care Organizations billing Medicaid (Aetna, United Healthcare, Molina, Centene, Paramount, and CareSource). EVV implementation in managed care will apply to the following services: ▪State Plan Home Health Aide ▪State Plan Home Health Nursing ▪State Plan RN Assessment ▪HCBS 1915c Waiver Nursing ▪HCBS 1915c Waiver Personal Care Aide ▪HCBS 1915c Waiver Home Care Attendant ▪Private Duty Nursing (PDN Ohio Department of Aging (ODA): ▪PASSPORT -Home Care Attendant Nursing ▪PASSPORT -Home Care Attendant Personal Care ▪PASSPORT -Personal Care ▪PASSPORT -Waiver Nursing LPN ▪PASSPORT -Waiver Nursing RN **Self-directed services are not included in Phase 2 Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD): •Individual Options (IO) Waiver Nursing •IO/Level 1 Homemaker/Personal Care (HPC) Exceptions: •Will not apply to participant -directed services •Will not apply to the on-site/on-call component of HPC will not apply to services billed using the daily billing unit (DBU)