EVV Usage Reviews for CDS Employers Started for Dates of Service on or After Sept. 1

On June 1, HHSC posted a 90-day notice before the start of Electronic Visit Verification Usage Reviews for Consumer Directed Services employers.

The CDS Employer Usage grace period ended Aug. 31.

Effective Sept. 1, CDS employers are expected to meet a minimum EVV Usage Score of 40% for the first fiscal year quarter, Sept. 1 through Nov. 30.

Payers will start EVV Usage Reviews after the 95-day visit maintenance time frame expires based on the last day of each quarter. Refer to the table below for more information.

Fiscal Year Quarter Service Delivery Dates Minimum EVV Usage Score
for CDS Employers
FY 23 Q1 09/1/2022 – 11/30/2022 40%
FY 23 Q2 12/1/2022 – 02/28/2023 60%
FY 23 Q3 03/1/2023 – Ongoing 80%

Refer to the Overview of EVV Usage Reviews for CDS Employers (PDF) for general information and helpful resources.

Email questions to EVV Compliance Communications.