Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Medical Assistance Services
Board of Medical Assistance Services
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Action Electronic Visit Verification
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 3/21/2020
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3/15/20  2:59 pm
Commenter: Cathy Johnson

get them out of the nursing homes

Cathy Johnson, who lives outside of Boston, is trying to take matters into her own hands. Johnson is the primary caregiver for her 96-year-old father, who lives nearby in an independent living facility with 2,200 residents. Two cases of coronavirus have been reported in the area and Johnson, worried that the facility might shut its doors to visitors, has been planning to extract her father and bring him to live at her house.

“I actually think that’s not unreasonable, if it’s in your community and you have the ability to care safely for that person in your house."

what people are trying to do this with consumer directed services.  EVV is taking it away 

CommentID: 79787