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Update on Electronic Visit Verification in Virginia


As part of our continued commitment to monitor the status of EVV implementation across the nation per the 21st Century Cures act, the latest news out of the state of Virginia is that EVV is now required for all services provided on or after July 1, 2020. (updated from April 1st due to COVID-19). Agencies and providers in Virginia have been adjusting to the new implementation date and trying to ensure that staff is prepared.

For a recap, the requirements mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act (and applicable to VA) are as follows:

*These three items are included on VA claim forms.


These items will be required for all services provided on or after July 1, 2020.


For the state of VA, the following HCPCS codes require Electronic Visit Verification information:

*Each code is a separate clock in and clock out

Learn more about Virginia Medicaid EVV Software

For consumer directed EVV:

Below are some suggested best practices for navigating EVV implementation in Virginia:


Keep in mind that beginning July 1, 2020 all claims with EVV data elements will be paid. MCOs, with the exception of Anthem, will make payments based on the number of units submitted on the claim, not the EVV data. Anthem will use EVV data, however their vendor has rounding programmed in the system.

Learn more about Home Health Software for Virginia

Helpful Virginia DMAS links:



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