Orientation Materials and Training Opportunities

The following training materials are only available to provider agencies under the current DADS EVV Initiative.

The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), in coordination with EVV vendors and DADS, will be conducting provider education and training on the operational requirements and the use of the HHSC EVV system. Additional information will be forthcoming.

Register Now for June and July 2015 HHSC EVV Training

DADS, MCOs and TMHP contracted provider agencies required to use HHSC EVV are invited to attend an EVV provider training session in June or July. The training, presented by DADS in partnership with HHSC, the MCOs and TMHP, will provide information about HHSC EVV Reason Codes, Visit Maintenance and the HHSC EVV Compliance Plan. Representatives from HHSC, DADS, TMHP, each MCO and all HHSC-approved EVV vendors will be at each location and each session to answer questions.

Participants will also learn how provider agencies' use of the HHSC EVV system will be evaluated under the HHSC EVV compliance plan.

At the end of each training session, DADS will provide additional training regarding what happens to DADS contracted providers who do not meet the HHSC EVV compliance requirements.

Independent of these training sessions, MCOs and TMHP will educate their contracted providers regarding what happens when they do not meet the HHSC EVV compliance requirements. Contact your payer for information regarding the MCO and TMHP Provider Compliance Trainings.

Providers can attend either the morning (8 a.m.-Noon) or afternoon (1-5 p.m.) session; the information is the same at both. Space is limited, so please register early. Registration is limited to no more than 2 people per contracted provider agency. Each person must register individually using the registration links below.

Please select only one training session. Registration is first come, first served for each training session.

Training Locations and Registration Links:

Posted: June 11, 2015


Registration Available for HHSC EVV Reason Code Training Webinars

DADS staff will conduct two live online training webinars for provider agencies on the new HHSC EVV initiative Reason Codes on April 10 and 15, 2015.

All provider agencies required to use EVV under the HHSC EVV initiative are encouraged to participate in one of these two optional live webinars to learn more about the new HHSC EVV reason codes.

Providers who wish to participate in this optional training must register for a session by clicking on the appropriate registration link. Listed below are the available dates and times training will be provided.

You will need a computer connected to the internet and a telephone to participate in these webinars.

HHSC EVV Reason Code Webinar Schedule — All times listed are Central Time


Time (Central)

Link to Register for Webinar


10:00am – 12:00pm



2:00pm – 4:00pm


Posted: April 8, 2015

Computer Based Training for the Electronic Visit Verification System

Training for the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) system is available through independent computer-based training (CBT). The CBT will allow you to take self-paced training at your convenience. Please note that all of the training modules in the course will need to be completed in order to meet the training requirements necessary to access the EVV system.

To register for the CBT, please click here.

Posted: Sep. 11, 2012

Additional Sandata Resources Available to Providers, CDS Employers and CDS Agencies on an Ongoing Basis

Note: By clicking on the link below, you will be redirected away from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) website to a site maintained by Sandata, the DADS Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) vendor.

Note: The following documents are in PDF format unless otherwise indicated.

Posted: May 25, 2012

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Updated: April 30, 2015