Federal law requires states to implement Electronic Visit Verification for Medicaid home health care services by Jan. 1, 2023. HHSC will request a good faith effort exemption from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to extend this deadline by one year. CMS will begin accepting GFE requests in July 2022. HHSC Plans to submit a request at that time and expects to receive a response from CMS within 30 days.

HHSC Intends to implement EVV for Medicaid home health care services on Jan. 1, 2024.

HHSC will continue posting updates as they become available.

HHSC will discuss this topic in the April HHSC EVV Payer Workgroup.

Program providers, FMSAs and CDS employers must continue to use EVV for Medicaid personal care services (PDF)

HHSC will continue analyzing the programs, services and service delivery options required to use EVV by Jan. 1, 2023.

The notice: HHSC to Request Extension of EVV Cures Act Home Health Care Services Implementation to Jan. 1, 2024 (PDF)

For additional information, please contact the Provider Relations Division at (210) 358-6294 or ProviderRelations@CFHP.com.

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