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Vendor Selected for Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) and the Hawaii’s Med-QUEST Division (MQD), Medicaid program are pleased to announce the joint selection of Sandata Technologies, LLC as the statewide electronic visit verification (EVV) vendor. The two state Medicaid agencies endeavored on the joint procurement because AHCCCS supports the information technology infrastructure for Hawaii. The contract award is contingent upon approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Arizona Department of Administration, Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology (ADOA-ASET) which is anticipated to be on or before June 1, 2019 and is subject to change. The conditional notice of award and entire procurement file is available on the AHCCCS website on the AHCCCS Open Solicitations webpage Public Notices under contract number YH19-0025.

By January 01, 2020, AHCCCS and MDQ are planning to implement EVV for all personal care services and home health care services to comply with Electronic Visit Verification requirements in the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). AHCCCS and MQD have websites, noted below, that serve to keep stakeholders updated on the:

Sandata Technologies, LLC is a primary supplier of EVV and provides more than 150 million visit verifications annually in over 400,000 homes daily including EVV services through seven state Medicaid EVV programs and a host of payer and provider systems nationwide.

Please visit the following websites to stay updated on announcements on the implementation timeline and outreach and training activities for members, provider agencies and Managed Care Organizations.

Arizona Webpage and Contact Email for Questions

Arizona EVV
EVV@azahcccs.gov

Hawaii Webpage and Contact Email for Questions

Hawaii EVV
EVV-MQD@dhs.hawaii.gov
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