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) to its west coast locations. AccentCare has deployed Sandata’s EVV solution in its New York locations since 2011 to help create operational efficiencies, support visit management, and enhance the delivery of quality care.
AccentCare uses Santrax EVV to provide near real-time visit data, exception management, and reporting capabilities for all patients enrolled in Santrax EVV.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, AccentCare employs 20,000 professionals and serves more than 85,000 patients and clients per year from over 140 locations across 11 states. AccentCare is expanding the use of Santrax EVV to gain additional operational efficiencies, and to proactively comply with the 21st Century Cures Act, which requires all Medicaid providers to utilize EVV for Personal Care and Home Health Care services effective Jan 1, 2019, and Jan 1, 2023, respectively.
“We are honored to have a longstanding relationship with a forward-thinking organization like AccentCare,” said Tom Underwood, Sandata’s CEO. “We’re pleased to expand our relationship with the firm as it prepares for the implementation of the federal EVV mandate.”
Mike Brown, Chief Information Officer for AccentCare, said, “We’re excited to continue working with Sandata on expanding EVV. Sandata is an excellent match for our needs as our client base continues to grow; we’re able to boost productivity and visibility throughout our agencies“
About Sandata Technologies
Sandata provides the home care industry a complete package of information technology solutions, including scheduling, time and attendance, billing, payroll, compliance and clinical applications. Sandata has over 3,500 provider agencies across the United States processing more than 125 million verifications annually. Sandata’s suite of products includes: Santrax® Electronic Visit Verification™, the market leading time and attendance product; Santrax® Agency Management and Santrax® Payer Management, web-based software solutions featuring voice biometrics to perform speaker verification, and a jurisdictional view dashboard solution for states and other payers, municipalities and the home care agency markets; Santrax® Member Management, an ADA Section 508-compliant member portal for self-directed members to view, modify and approve worker timesheets; and Santrax® Point of Care, an innovative data collection and remote chart access tool giving field workers the ability to collect both clinical and non-clinical information at the point-of-care. www.sandata.com
AccentCare, Inc., is a nationwide leader in post-acute healthcare as well as specialized care management prior to acute episodes. Its wide variety of innovative services ranges from personal, non-medical care to skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice and care management. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, AccentCare has 20,000 compassionate professionals in over 140 locations across 11 states with regional brands including AccentCare, AccentCare of New York, Alliance For Health, Sta-Home, Texas Home Health, and Guardian Home Health & Hospice. Its mission is to deliver consistently exceptional care for its expanding list of clients/patients and their families.
AccentCare is committed to improving the quality of living for 90,000 individuals each year. Its approach to care consistently exceeds the industry in avoidance of unplanned re-hospitalizations, faster starts of care and quality performance. Among its distinctions, AccentCare has a four-star average quality rating for home health, with many of its offices holding HomeCare Elite distinctions and its hospice locations holding CHAP accreditations, many with designations from the We Honor Veterans program. accentcare.com