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Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care [12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
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Electronic Visit Verification
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 Comment Title  Commenter
I'd rather Barry Cox, EOR  2/17/20  11:29 am
My accountant and lawyer are hesistant to give advice when it comes to DMAS' instability Len Richardson  2/17/20  11:09 am
EVV: Not copacetic! Elaine Bell  2/17/20  9:27 am
Attendant her personal device - EVV issues M. Morgan  2/17/20  9:16 am
Stop evv Angela hart  2/17/20  7:57 am
This is a major concern for actual clients and family members PLEASE LISTEN DMAS Leann  2/17/20  7:29 am
how EVV is incumbering and restricting my life :( Patty Cook  2/17/20  6:30 am
I visit so much I get mail here Steven  2/17/20  6:27 am
Please listen DMAS and Ralph Northam Michael P  2/17/20  6:25 am
EVV DESTROYS INDEPENDENT LIVING Maureen Donohoe  2/16/20  10:53 pm
EVV: breaking the contract Lachelle Cook  2/16/20  10:19 pm
The disabled and their support system have not been considered Jake Reed  2/16/20  9:05 pm
For live in providers there is no set schedule JP's mom  2/16/20  9:02 pm
EVV is illogical and unworkable David Goldfrank (autism dad)  2/16/20  6:49 pm
EVV and tracking John Malone  2/16/20  4:56 pm
exempt live-in caregivers immediately Julia Whiting  2/16/20  2:18 pm
EVV Compliance requires very expensive, 24 hours support from the fiscal agents hired by DMAS Rogers, Lana  2/16/20  1:33 pm
Virginia Needs an Awakening of Conscience Kip Morris, parishioner  2/16/20  1:11 pm
EVV is very disruptive Tony parker  2/16/20  11:51 am
Non-Compliance in a Broken System T Burns  2/16/20  10:18 am
EVV is taking valuable time away from disabled Rosemary  2/16/20  9:05 am
How EVV effects us Kristen  2/16/20  8:48 am
How EVV effects us Kristen  2/16/20  8:39 am
hope for the future Linda P  2/16/20  8:01 am
why werent stakeholders consulted Deb  2/16/20  7:41 am
deal breaker for attendants Carmen  2/16/20  7:40 am
attendants quiting James  2/16/20  7:39 am
evv is killing me Donna  2/16/20  7:37 am
stop treating people like criminals when all they want is the loved one safe Chris  2/16/20  7:36 am
I have been more depressed this year Josh W  2/16/20  7:28 am
DMAS lied to delegates Michael T  2/16/20  6:35 am
I also quit because of EVV Julie G  2/16/20  6:11 am
EVV not mandatory for live in attendants Lisa Sanchez, EOR  2/15/20  11:25 pm
EBB is torcher to use J.T.G.  2/15/20  10:43 pm
Reassess EVV Russ Stewart  2/15/20  10:16 pm
I quit because of EVV Nelson Gomez  2/15/20  9:25 pm
thank you DMAS for getting my attendant to quit Bud  2/15/20  9:22 pm
EVV Applications Tribulations Col Collins  2/15/20  4:26 pm
DISABLED LIVES MATTER - please stop evv Ms. Edwards, attendant  2/15/20  12:39 pm
Terry Harris, EOR DEMAND of EVV from Quasi Independenct Contractors with no benefits is wrong  2/15/20  8:41 am
Exempt Live Ins Liz Evans  2/14/20  10:46 pm
are state employes? fairness  2/14/20  8:38 pm
my life at home and what life at a group home was like Scott  2/14/20  6:18 pm
what the heck CDCN is doing? can someone explain  2/14/20  5:50 pm
evv don't care Ty Parker  2/14/20  3:30 pm
Last year before evv Why do you care  2/14/20  2:37 pm
EVV Rounding Problems Frustrated  2/14/20  1:21 pm
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care Biggest joke  2/14/20  12:10 pm
We are all temporarily abled Matthew 25:40  2/14/20  8:46 am
Micro-chipped Tasha Campbell  2/14/20  8:30 am
Proof dmas just wants to hurt people and waste money Cost saving plans  2/14/20  7:16 am
Worried about being stuck in a nursing home Josh  2/14/20  5:41 am
I used to live at home and have friends Brandon H  2/14/20  5:36 am
EVV & Live ins Sis Baker  2/14/20  5:10 am
Tokens for Transportation Tina Ortiz  2/13/20  11:06 pm
Endless timeclock questionnaire???? Befuddled  2/13/20  10:49 pm
placing my son in nursing home becuase of EVV Holly  2/13/20  9:10 pm
taking away our freedom Melissa  2/13/20  9:07 pm
EVV for Live-In Caregivers needs to end DCF  2/13/20  7:30 pm
House Arrest For the Bedridden? Turner  2/13/20  2:33 pm
What does that mean? Token expired  2/13/20  1:26 pm
EVV isn't manageable Josh Phillips, disabled citizen  2/13/20  1:14 pm
EVV is a video game - IT IS NOT PUSHING A BUTTON anonymous  2/13/20  7:58 am
Roberts, Jim EOR Very stressed  2/13/20  7:34 am
EVV is not working for our family D. Williams  2/12/20  11:02 pm
oh look CDCN wants our attendants to quit ticked off  2/12/20  8:22 pm
Live in attendants Renee Dey, EOR  2/12/20  8:16 pm
Exempt Live In Caregivers from EVV Diane C, EOR  2/12/20  8:07 pm
Exempt live ins. Appalled  2/12/20  8:05 pm
Eugenics- Alive and well in Virginia! Appalled  2/12/20  8:02 pm
evv rigidity Ed Baker, EOR  2/12/20  7:07 pm
EVV Choslovsky  2/12/20  3:59 pm
head aches with consumer directed care problems  2/12/20  3:18 pm
EVV: roadblock to a paycheck for live ins Keisha Green  2/12/20  2:32 pm
FYI: I quit working as an attendant Ina Wright  2/12/20  11:44 am
EVV adding burdensome and anxiety inducing hoops to jump through EIR & Parent of a child with multiple disabilities  2/12/20  11:00 am
Good Samaritans Beware: EVV putting everyone at risk and in danger counsellor  2/12/20  10:42 am
Lost two attendants to unreliable evv Lu Chen  2/12/20  9:21 am
SAD Michael's Story below  2/12/20  9:10 am
DMAS LIED wifi problems  2/12/20  7:21 am
EVV exception for live in attendants Sabrina Reese, live in attendant care provider for adult disabled son  2/12/20  6:50 am
please dont take away community living concerned  2/12/20  6:33 am
please dont send me to a group home Michael  2/12/20  5:46 am
EVV not for live in’s Mari Wiglesworth  2/11/20  8:35 pm
Stop EVV Betsy Seitz  2/11/20  7:39 pm
costly, unwarranted surveillance of live ins is costing consumers in quality of care P. Young  2/11/20  6:18 pm
NO EVV, Drains Battery Angela Lopez  2/11/20  5:45 pm
Please keep my ratio low - stop evv Elle Hall  2/11/20  4:24 pm
EVV Cindy  2/11/20  3:00 pm
Live ins should be exempt from EVV Vicki Hunt  2/11/20  2:58 pm
Evv Audrey Overstreet  2/11/20  2:32 pm
Stop EVV Amanda Williams  2/11/20  1:35 pm
EVV Melissa  2/11/20  12:49 pm
The participant's level of needs are barrier enough - stop evv Dewayne Adams, EOR  2/10/20  10:24 pm
Could EVV GPS data collection lead to home robberies/invasions? D. Clark  2/10/20  5:05 pm
Proposed: "Live-in caregiver's day" H. Lewis  2/10/20  12:53 pm
EVV is overwhelming the "free help" J. McDonald, disabilities advocate  2/10/20  11:55 am
This isn’t about helping the disabled this is about companies making money off of them Where it started  2/9/20  10:13 am
Ed The answer  2/9/20  9:57 am
Why are there no names of those who proposed this? Edward Kowalski  2/9/20  9:11 am
why do we have to be tracked like criminals Emily  2/8/20  9:47 pm
CMS does not force evv on live ins why is VA? Margaret Ball  2/8/20  6:59 pm
Evv Tyamkea  2/8/20  3:32 pm
evv app. unreliable Bea Carter  2/8/20  1:52 pm
EVV is burden to caretaker with special needs children MP  2/8/20  1:18 pm
EVV Elderly parents  2/8/20  12:19 am
EVV As. St  2/7/20  11:58 pm
High quality ha ha Makes no sense  2/7/20  5:08 pm
STOP EVV ASAP! Jane G., Autism Mom  2/7/20  2:56 pm
I am a live in; I am a responsible homeowner; where do you think I am? Exempt live ins from EVV Satisfied Mortgage  2/7/20  2:53 pm
This is ignorance. A waste of time and money. Delores Goneau  2/7/20  2:43 pm
six figures salaries & benefits = no understanding S. Lee, guardian  2/7/20  1:28 pm
EVV needs to go Alexandrea Parrish  2/7/20  1:24 pm
hard to hire with evv; exempt my live in Mo Davis, EOR  2/7/20  10:46 am
evv threat Meg Anderson  2/6/20  10:08 pm
EOR difficulties with evv Will Clark, EOR  2/6/20  8:10 pm
Why Concerned  2/6/20  5:46 pm
evv is not for live ins F. Smith, EOR  2/6/20  12:42 pm
Had to buy a new phone with GPS for evv application Chrisy Warner  2/6/20  11:03 am
Why is Virginia intentionally not listening? End EVV Angie White  2/5/20  10:21 pm
Thanks for nothing incognito  2/5/20  5:51 pm
evv for liveins is insane John Garcia  2/5/20  3:09 pm
families don't need evv Dunn, Liza  2/5/20  7:36 am
evv - live ins Chelle Collins  2/4/20  2:52 pm
Evv sandra F knowlton  2/4/20  2:49 pm
I don't want to go to prison - stop evv Candy Webb  2/4/20  10:03 am
Virginia does not have enough community srvcs staff - evv is exacerbating the problem Don Moore  2/4/20  9:38 am
3 social workers AND evv - independence? Alex  2/3/20  4:59 pm
evv Gus Thompson  2/3/20  2:33 pm
Kim Lee We are not criminals  2/3/20  12:25 pm
We are losing our EOR over EVV D. Miller  2/3/20  10:52 am
tokens people against EVV for disabled  2/2/20  3:44 pm
evv: stereotyping and tracking live ins William  2/1/20  1:36 pm
DMAS: Germany 1939 R. T. James  2/1/20  12:29 pm
Tell the governor before it is too late Jo Allen  2/1/20  9:55 am
Hamstringing the disabled Dot Rogers  2/1/20  9:20 am
Discriminatory and ILLEGAL!!! DAG  2/1/20  6:56 am
EVV-INADEQUATE PROGRAMMING Debra Gwathmey, EOR  2/1/20  6:30 am
Bernie knows EVV is a major problem and speaks up, and DMAS and Virginia act deaf? employer of record - parent  1/31/20  2:30 pm
Way to have DSP's take pride in their work - treat them like criminals anonymous  1/31/20  12:45 pm
EVV is humilation and a burden Bernie from his campain site  1/31/20  11:49 am
Stop the nonsense. Exempt live in providers D. Turner employer of record  1/31/20  9:11 am
Difficulties with EVV E. Holt Special Needs Mom  1/30/20  3:41 pm
The Walton's meet the Twilight Zone (evv) Ann Harris  1/30/20  10:40 am
Red Flag threats for those with disabilities Kip Mitchell  1/30/20  10:03 am
live in aides Renee Diaz  1/29/20  8:56 pm
Please exempt live-ins Nelson Davis  1/29/20  3:42 pm
evv & shortage of care providers Howard Carter  1/29/20  2:35 pm
DMAS' stated they were not going to apply more stringent guideline than CMS - EXEMPT LIVE-INS Pat Hicks  1/29/20  9:34 am
Evv Bonita Houmita  1/28/20  9:42 pm
The app rarely works properly Catherine V- special needs mom  1/28/20  8:15 pm
where is the person centered planning with evv? Elaine G.  1/28/20  6:55 pm
exempt live ins concerned parent  1/28/20  5:19 pm
Evv could kill me Emily Baker  1/28/20  3:59 pm
EVV wasteful and unnecessary Sylvia Orli  1/28/20  1:41 pm
Why does Va want to shut down the lowest cost services with evv impossibility? Billie Foster  1/28/20  10:41 am
Parent and caregiver Linda Cunningham  1/28/20  9:20 am
Stop STEREOTYPING the family caregiver (exempt live-ins from EVV) Tina Morgan, concerned parent  1/28/20  8:02 am
Issues with EVV Heather Mayer  1/27/20  10:55 pm
Community integration. Not with EVV R. Bennett  1/27/20  9:17 am
Live ins do not visit - exempt family members Ms. Scott, family member  1/26/20  10:58 pm
Live in aides should be exempt from EVV L. Thomas  1/26/20  10:39 pm
EVV-live-in exemption should be considered and passed!! T. Thomason-parent  1/26/20  2:18 pm
EVV is not "a life like yours" for families managing a disability Lisa King  1/26/20  6:46 am
EVV for live in attendants takes away dignity E. Warren  1/25/20  11:19 pm
Consumer Direct Services are the most affordable services for the state - EVV is eroding CD svcs Missy Tran  1/25/20  8:51 pm
Stop EVV for Live In Providers Diane Coyle  1/25/20  4:43 pm
Ifsp grant October 2019 Kim Watts  1/25/20  2:11 pm
Exempt Consumer Directed Services from EVV T Burns  1/25/20  1:20 pm
EXEMPT LIVE-INS Bitsy Martin  1/25/20  9:16 am
Live in father issues Kirk Ferrell  1/25/20  7:19 am
Virginia's end user stakeholders were never consulted when EVV was introduced Lynne Brown  1/24/20  10:24 pm
Exempt Live-ins Betty Chang  1/24/20  10:10 pm
Stop EVV Stephen Grammer Disabilities Advocate  1/24/20  7:09 pm
there is no place like home stop evv Lon Walker  1/24/20  4:00 pm
We know evv LOBBYISTS exist Bach Hill  1/24/20  12:04 pm
EVV needs one more "V" for vampire - time vampire Lucy Patel, concerned family member  1/24/20  11:54 am
What Hemenway said about EVV below in comments is true Topper Kim  1/24/20  11:46 am
The EVV Threat to Consumers with Disabilities Nancy Hemenway  1/24/20  11:27 am
please remove ebv Dede  1/24/20  9:10 am
EVV Issues Hanover Community Services  1/24/20  8:30 am
Neglect & Abuse of the family caregiver during a nationwide caregiver crisis - EVV adds to the abuse Van Lee  1/24/20  12:38 am
EVV / Severe aggression Autism Mother  1/23/20  8:20 pm
Try asking a policeman or fireman on the job 24 hours a day to punch the clock at arbitrary times Ellie Nguyen, advocate  1/23/20  1:29 pm
Federal Mandate says not to cause a burden to caregivers - EVV causes a burden to live ins you need to know this  1/23/20  11:56 am
"No more turning away from the weak and the weary" - listen to the disabled crying out against EVV Tommy Johnson  1/23/20  11:22 am
Don't put my son's services in jeopardy over forcing live ins to clock in and out constantly ANON  1/23/20  10:28 am
My Child's daily emergencies were not meant for a app with a complicated questionnaire sign in! Chuck Cox  1/23/20  10:20 am
Why is DMAS telling delegates they need a YEAR to indentify live ins? DMAS has the lists already. Polly Rivera  1/23/20  9:57 am
Disabled people & their caregivers do not deserve this invasion of privacy Erin McPherson  1/23/20  7:17 am
Double & Triple Time Spent Hacking at EVV issues Maria Galifianakis-Croke  1/23/20  6:21 am
EVV GPS tracking says I am not where I am supposed to be, but I am where I am supposed to be. Liz Rodriguez  1/22/20  9:58 pm
live-ins don't visit. exempt live ins from evv (electronic VISIT verification) Dick Jenkins  1/22/20  8:53 pm
Exempt Live-Ins from EVV T. Moore  1/22/20  12:06 am
My work disappeared on the evv app Trini Johnson  1/21/20  10:04 pm
The Federal Government has already exempted Live-Ins from EVV Concerned Citizen  1/21/20  9:13 pm
Let’s fix home health, not add to it’s problems Shellette Williams  1/21/20  4:23 pm
The app. errors are going to make me look like I am committing fraud J. Martinez  1/21/20  3:41 pm
Many Participants are EOR's and pay for their own care and they are having EVV forced upon them?? A. Green, Patient Advocate  1/21/20  3:04 pm
The EVV app. is always a problem Maria  1/21/20  10:16 am
Deception: GPS tracking and "location twice a day" S. Coleman  1/20/20  10:19 pm
Exempt live-ins Carol R.  1/20/20  5:55 pm
Stop GPS tracking and wasting our time with time consuming clock ins Pat Cook  1/20/20  5:42 pm
Poor and disabled do not deserve less in basic privacy and protections Matt Taylor  1/20/20  2:30 pm
Why burden the overburdened?? Barb Wilson  1/20/20  10:44 am
EVV is putting me in a nursing home Charlie Davis  1/20/20  8:50 am

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