Maine Sets EVV Requirement Date

For agencies operating in Maine, EVV plans are finally getting due dates.

By July 1, 2020, PCS and HHCS that require in-home visits by a provider in the following sections will require EVV:

  • 12, Consumer-Directed Attendant Services
  • 18, Home and Community-Based Services for Adults with Brain Injury
  • 19, Home and Community-Based Services for the Elderly and Adults with Disabilities
  • 20, Home and Community-Based Services for Adults with Other Related Conditions
  • 21, Home and Community-Based Benefits for Members with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 28, Rehabilitative and Community Support Services for Children with Cognitive Impairments and Functional Limitations
  • 29, Support Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • 96, Private Duty Nursing and Personal Care Services

Any services that require an in-home visit by a provider in Section 40, Home Health Services and Section 43, Hospice Services will require EVV by January 1, 2023.

The EVV Integration process varies per agency and vendor. It has been recommended that providers allow at least eight weeks for the EVV system to be fully integrated into their agency.

For more information on what is required and how to integrate your EVV system with Sandata, click here.

Maine Asks Providers to Complete Survey by June 25th

Maine has released a provider survey to determine how prepared providers are for the EVV mandate and whether they have questions or concerns. The deadline to complete the survey is June 25th.

The state plans to offer an EVV system and allow providers to choose any system that integrates with it. Three regional public forums will take place this summer and provider training will start in the fall.

Programs Affected: Consumer directed attendant services, community support services, HCBS for adults with brain injury, HCBS for the elderly and adults with disabilities, rehabilitative and community support services for children with cognitive impairments and functional limitations, support services for adults with intellectual disabilities or autistic spectrum disorder, home health services, private duty nursing and personal care services, home and community benefits for the elderly and adults with disabilities