CMS Releases 2018 Final Rule Fact Sheet

Home Care Technology: The Rowan Report- Article 2529  Published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule (CMS-1672-F) that updates the calendar year (CY) 2018 Medicare payment rates and the wage index for home health agencies (HHAs) serving Medicare beneficiaries. The rule… Read more »



Sandata CEO Presents on Electronic Visit Verification Mandate at the NAHC Annual Conference

October 16, 2017 – Sandata Technologies, the leading provider of electronic visit verification™ (EVV™) software to the home care industry presented an educational session on EVV at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice conference. The presentation, titled “How Electronic Visit Verification Will Impact Your Organization,” highlighted the effects the new federal mandate can… Read more »


Don’t Just Comply with EVV; Embrace It

Few businesses like the government telling them what to do or how to do it. That’s true in health care, as much as anywhere else. Most rules and regulations are well intentioned, designed to protect patients, and are beneficial to the industry. Others seem to be created by bureaucrats who enjoy random acts of burdensome… Read more »


Sandata, Selected Provider of Ohio’s Electronic Visit Verification System, Presented at Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice Annual Conference

EVV Systems to be Implemented State-wide January 2018 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 26, 2017 – Sandata Technologies, the leading provider of electronic visit verification™ (EVV™) software to the home care industry, announced today account manager Debra Hankish led a panel discussion on the federal EVV mandate and its potential effects on Ohio’s agency and non-agency home care… Read more »


OH WEBINAR: Best Practices for Incorporating Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) into Your Business

October 3, 2017 11:30AM-1:00PM Electronic Visit Verification™ (EVV™) is more than a federal mandate! It’s a great tool for improving compliance, patient care, and quality of service within Ohio’s homecare agencies. Our Oct. 3 webinar — Best Practices for Incorporating Electronic Visit Verification into Your Business – will provide a basic understanding of how to… Read more »


CMS Cites Sandata Technologies as a Resource for EVV Models

Port Washington, NY – September 18, 2017: Sandata Technologies, LLC, a leader in Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) solutions, has been cited by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) as an industry resource for Electronic Visit Verification models at the recent National Home and Community Based Services Conference on August 31, 2017. During the conference,… Read more »


AccentCare Expands Use of Sandata Electronic Visit Verification Solution Nationwide

Dallas-based Home Healthcare Services Firm Leverages Santrax® EVV™ to Improve Operations and Enhance Care PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., September 13, 2017 – Sandata Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of home care agency management solutions, announced today that AccentCare®, Inc., a leader in post-acute home healthcare services has expanded its use of Santrax® Electronic Visit Verification™ (EVV)… Read more »


Which EVV Model is Right for Your State?

Written by: Rowan Consulting Associates Last week, in the first installment of our series on mandated Electronic Visit Verification, we reported on our conversation with Sandata CEO Tom Underwood about the ways states might choose to comply with the 21st Century CURES Act. (See “Four EVV Models States Might Choose; Three Lead to Disaster” HCTR,… Read more »