The document serves to define the roles, responsibilities, decision-making authority, and process for EVV implementation and maintenance in New York State. It addresses the following topics:
Background on EVV
New York State aggregator background
Verification Organization program through the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG)
Consumer Directed services
Data submission and retention
Manual paper timesheet entries
Live-in caregiver exemption
Fee-for-service billing codes
Managed Care billing codes
DOH also issued to stakeholders its EVV Overview and Next Steps communication which lays out the requirement and next steps for providers and submitters in the roll out of the requirement. This document references the eMedNY enrollment process, EVV attestation and the processes to begin testing API connectivity and data submission.
EVV is a requirement established by the federal 21st Century Cures Act. For more background on the requirement, please see LeadingAge NY's past Intelligence articles here and the DOH website here.
Providers can subscribe to receive email updates on EVV in New York State by emailing email@example.com. Please be sure to include the following in the body of your email sign-up request: SUBSCRIBE EVV-L YourFirstName YourLastName.