Alora makes EVV easy for Colorado home health care agencies. Thousands of home health caregivers enjoy the unmatched ease of Alora EVV every day because it makes their work-life easier! The benefit for Colorado agencies is not only compliance with Medicaid but also better operational efficiency than ever before!
Alora Home Health Software, with its built-in Colorado Medicaid EVV solution, captures and integrates all of the EVV data from the visit directly into your agency’s workflow.
With this integrated solution, your agency is able to:
Alora is a certified alternate EVV vendor for Colorado Medicaid (HCPF). EVV information captured by Alora is seamlessly transmitted to the Colorado Medicaid EVV aggregator, Sandata. Being the all-in-one solution for Colorado home care agencies, combining EVV and agency management in one system, Alora brings great efficiency and ease of use for agency staff.
When you manage EVV outside of your home health software, you have to re-enter data. Manual entries take time and bring mistakes. Alora Home Health Software already has all of the information for each visit — about the patient, caregiver, agency, and service provided. That means, your caregivers do not have to re-enter information when they arrive at a patient’s home. They can simply press Start Visit on the Alora system upon arrival. Your office staff do not need to manually reenter EVV data into your agency management software. Your agency gets the benefit of accuracy and efficiency.
Alora offers Colorado agencies live-monitoring of home visits, notifying you of any delayed visits or no-shows. Your agency will enjoy a real-time view of what is happening with all visits conducted in the field, as they are happening. Alora’s integrated EVV solution keeps your agency compliant while avoiding the risks of losing revenue which are often associated with missed visits. With Alora, you can stay on top of all visit activity in the field.
Caregivers can complete their visits on their smartphones or tablets…and as an administrator, you can enjoy the power of managing your entire agency workflow from the convenience of the mobile device in your pocket! Alora has been consistently rated by caregivers and office staff as extraordinarily easy to use. Inspire quick staff adoption into your agency through Alora’s easy learning curve.
EVV data captured by Alora automatically flows into Alora Home Health Software for Colorado agencies. Once a caregiver exits the patient’s home, the visit automatically updates within the Alora system, inclusive of the visit’s date with start and end time. The visit is then marked as complete, resulting in automation of readiness for billing and payroll. Visits that do not occur as planned are immediately flagged within Alora for manual review.
Even without a mandated EVV solution, the manual data entry of visit information from the timesheet into your system can be very slow and labor-intensive. It costs money, not to mention the potential for human errors.
Alora Home Health Software for Colorado makes your agency workflow easy and efficient. The benefits of Alora’s built-in EVV solution within your agency EMR is that Alora automatically updates the system with visit information from the moment your caregiver arrives at a patient’s home. The moment the caregiver leaves the patient’s home, your visit information is complete and is ready for billing and payroll.
Compare this scenario with managing EVV with a standalone software tool that is not part of your home care software. Without two-way data flow, your caregiver and office staff will be spending a lot of time doing double entries.
Colorado’s EVV system’s original go-live date was on October 1, 2019, and providers were able to begin using the State EVV Solution or a Provider Choice System at that time. Using EVV in the state was considered voluntary until August 3, 2020. Between October 1, 2019 and August 3, 2020 the state was in a phase called the Soft-Launch. The Soft-Launch was an opportunity for providers and caregivers to become familiar with electronic visit verification (EVV) before claims integration, test and interface provider choice systems, inform policy and system changes, and assist the Colorado Department of Medicaid with identifing and developing supplemental training materials. The EVV phases process was:
August 3, 2020 – AS of this date, EVV was mandated in Colorado. Providers not utilizing EVV must provide a written implementation plan to the Department, upon request.
October 1, 2020 – Providers not utilizing EVV were required to provide a written implementation plan to the Department, upon request. Submitted claims without EVV will still pay but would be subject to recoupment if no EVV records accompany claims.
January 1, 2021 – Providers not utilizing EVV must now provide a written implementation plan to the Department, upon request. All claims that require EVV records must have a valid EVV record or will be subject to denial or suspension before payment.
For questions on Colorado EVV, click here to visit the Colorado Department of Healthcare & Financing’s EVV FAQ Page
Need assurance that your nurse or clinician completed the individual tasks required within the patient’s plan of care? No worries – Alora generates patient-specific visit notes which are derived from the Plan of Care. Home Health aides and nurses can complete documentation directly within Alora’s EVV interface – simplifying workflow and resulting in improved focus on patient care.
Alora home health software for Colorado with integrated EVV will improve your agency’s workflow efficiency while reducing costs and ensuring compliance with Colorado’s electronic visit verification requirements. Your agency can be prepared to not only meet but exceed the requirements of Colorado Medicaid EVV. Thrive in the era of EVV…For a no-obligation demo, contact us at 1-800-954-8250 Ext 2 or click here to schedule a demo.
Mobile-Ready, Cloud-based Platform – Connectivity with Any Device
As Colorado’s premier mobile-ready and browser friendly solution, Alora’s point of care features can be scaled to any device. Your caregivers can access Alora’s robust features and functionality using their smartphones, tablets, and laptops…your Alora, your way.
· Electronic claims for all payers
· Medication profile and interactions
· Accounts receivable
· HR functions
· OASIS & comprehensive assessment
· OASIS analyzer
· Plan of care (485)
· Automatic 485 generation
· Electronic signature capture
· Eval, POC & notes for all disciplines
· Integrated Faxing
· Physician orders
· Flexible Scheduling
· Internal email
· ICD10 codes
· Quality assurance
· Communication log
· Braden scale
· Referral tracking
With award-winning customer service that partners with your agency from day one, our customer solutions experts work hand in hand with your staff to facilitate flexible implementation methodologies, allowing you to choose the features and devices you and your staff need to achieve maximum productivity.
COLORADO INTEGRATED ELECTRONIC VISIT VERIFICATION FEATURES AT A GLANCE
Alora is one of the nation’s premier providers of software solutions for the Home Health Care industry. We are a trusted partner to a large number of Colorado homecare agencies, improving their productivity, profitability, and performance by automating virtually every data capture and management function of their day to day operations.
The 21st Century Cures Act mandates the use of EVV systems by home care agencies when billing through Medicaid. Alora helps agencies thrive with the requirements for electronic visit verification for Colorado Medicaid patient visits.
Since 2005, Alora has been a preferred software vendor for home health agencies in Colorado that has helped agencies achieve improved patient care and maximum operational efficiency. Our company was built on a culture of continuous improvement and our #1 priority…customer satisfaction. Alora’s team of professionals are dedicated to developing the most powerful technology for home health care, and partnering with agencies to succeed and grow.