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Wyoming Medicaid EVV 

Information on Wyoming Electronic Visit Verification 


As home health and personal care agencies continue to move towards compliance with regulatory requirements with regard to Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), agencies in Wyoming face important end-of-year deadlines for EVV implementation. Wyoming Department of Medicaid requirements will need to be met for certain types of care in the state, or agencies will chance the risks of denied payments and other possible penalties. Get info on the start date, the state-sponsored system, and more in this blog...

CMS Extends Moratorium Affecting New Home Health Care Agency Openings in Certain Cities


In this edition of the Homecare Software blog, we turn our attention to the CMS, and its crack down on fraud prevention in selected areas of the U.S. As of Feb 2015, the Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opted to extend a recently imposed moratorium on new Medicare home healthcare agencies for an additional six months. Also included within those affected by the moratorium are subunits and ambulance suppliers in many of the major cities targeted as part of the CMS’s ongoing efforts to end fraud in the industry.

OASIS C1 Information for Agencies


As part of our commitment to keeping our blog readers informed on important developments in the Homecare industry, we would like to spend some time addressing Alora Home Health Software's OASIS-C1 preparedness as well as the upcoming changes to the CMS OASIS Data submission. This information pertains to all Medicare Certified agencies. The following information will help all Medicare Certified agencies prepare for the upcoming conversion to OASIS-C1: