Hawaii Pushes Back EVV Deadline

The Hawaii Department of Human Services estimates the start date for EVV implementation will occur after the federal deadline of January 1, 2019. The state has submitted its concerns with the deadline to CMS.

DHS announced that providers will use an EVV system approved by the Med-QUEST Division, but has not yet chosen the system.

Programs Affected: Personal Care Services (PCS) provided in the home and the community, nursing services provided in the home and community, home health agency services – EVV for Self Direction/Consumer Directed Services program is still under discussion