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AHCA Delays Medicaid EVV Requirement to February 1, 2020

Monday, December 30, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kyle Simon

HCAF advocacy efforts to ensure that Medicaid home health care providers have ample time to be in compliance with the federal Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) requirement, including a meeting this month with Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Mary Mayhew, led to a delay of the mandate. Initially scheduled for implementation on October 1, 2019,

AHCA soft-launched the mandate on December 1, 2019, but the latest delay prohibits Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) health plans from enforcing payment penalties until February 1, 2020.

To view a copy of the Agency’s communication to the SMMC health plans, click here. HCAF is hosting regular ongoing EVV Debriefing teleconference calls with providers to share issues, concerns, and best practices. Click here to sign up for future teleconference announcements.

For questions regarding EVV in the SMMC program, please see the following contact information.

If you are contracted with the following plans, contact Coastal Care Services, Inc. at (833) 204-4535:

  • Community Care Plan
  • Lighthouse Health Plan
  • Miami Children’s
  • Prestige
  • Vivida Health

If you are contracted with the following plans, contact HHAeXchange at (855) 400-4429:

  • Children’s Medical Services Health Plan
  • Humana Medical Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Staywell
  • Sunshine Health

If you are contracted with the following plans, contact Tellus, LLC at (833) 483-5587:

  • Aetna Better Health
  • Florida Community Care
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Simply Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare

Questions to AHCA may be submitted via email here.


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