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.

EVV Training Sessions for February

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) -- in collaboration with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS), the managed care organizations (MCOs), and the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) -- are hosting a series of half-day Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) provider training sessions in February.

Providers can attend a morning or afternoon session; the information presented will be the same. Providers may register no more than 2 people from their contracted provider agency. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Agenda

Morning session:

  • EVV Overview, Reason Codes and Visit Maintenance 8-10 a.m.
  • EVV Compliance Plan 10 a.m.-Noon

Afternoon Session:

  • EVV Overview, Reason Codes and Visit Maintenance 1-3 p.m.
  • EVV Compliance Plan 3-5 p.m.

EVV Overview, Reason Codes and Visit Maintenance includes an overview of EVV as well as information about reason code usage and visit maintenance requirements. 
EVV Compliance Plan is an overview of how EVV system usage will be evaluated.

Representatives from HHSC, DADS, TMHP, each MCO and all HHSC-approved EVV vendors will be at each session to answer questions.

Registration

Feb. 16, 2015
Brighton Center
14207 Higgins Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78217
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Feb. 17, 2015
Brighton Center
14207 Higgins Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78217
Register now

Feb. 19, 2015
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Room - HSC 1C125B
3601 4th  St.
Lubbock, TX 79430
Register now

Feb. 23, 2015
Rio Grande State Center
Auditorium
1401 Rangerville Rd.
Harlingen, TX 78551-2668
Register now

Feb. 24, 2015
Rio Grande State Center
Auditorium
1401 Rangerville Rd.
Harlingen, TX 78551-2668
Register now

Feb. 25, 2015
Rio Grande State Center
Auditorium
1401 Rangerville Rd.
Harlingen, TX 78551-2668
Register now

Feb. 27, 2015
Bienvivir
Dayroom
2300 McKinley Ave.
El Paso, Texas 79930
Register now

Posted: Feb. 9, 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: February 10, 2015