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]
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Electronic Visit Verification
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CLOSED     Opened on 1/20/2020 and Ended on 3/21/2020

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Comment Title Commenter
EVV is putting me in a nursing home Charlie Davis  1/20/20  8:50 am
Why burden the overburdened?? Barb Wilson  1/20/20  10:44 am
Poor and disabled do not deserve less in basic privacy and protections Matt Taylor  1/20/20  2:30 pm
Stop GPS tracking and wasting our time with time consuming clock ins Pat Cook  1/20/20  5:42 pm
Exempt live-ins Carol R.  1/20/20  5:55 pm
Deception: GPS tracking and "location twice a day" S. Coleman  1/20/20  10:19 pm
The EVV app. is always a problem Maria  1/21/20  10:16 am
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 app. errors are going to make me look like I am committing fraud J. Martinez  1/21/20  3:41 pm
Let’s fix home health, not add to it’s problems Shellette Williams  1/21/20  4:23 pm
The Federal Government has already exempted Live-Ins from EVV Concerned Citizen  1/21/20  9:13 pm
My work disappeared on the evv app Trini Johnson  1/21/20  10:04 pm
Exempt Live-Ins from EVV T. Moore  1/22/20  12:06 am
live-ins don't visit. exempt live ins from evv (electronic VISIT verification) Dick Jenkins  1/22/20  8:53 pm
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
Double & Triple Time Spent Hacking at EVV issues Maria Galifianakis-Croke  1/23/20  6:21 am
Disabled people & their caregivers do not deserve this invasion of privacy Erin McPherson  1/23/20  7:17 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
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
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
"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
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
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
EVV / Severe aggression Autism Mother  1/23/20  8:20 pm
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 Issues Hanover Community Services  1/24/20  8:30 am
please remove ebv Dede  1/24/20  9:10 am
The EVV Threat to Consumers with Disabilities Nancy Hemenway  1/24/20  11:27 am
What Hemenway said about EVV below in comments is true Topper Kim  1/24/20  11:46 am
EVV needs one more "V" for vampire - time vampire Lucy Patel, concerned family member  1/24/20  11:54 am
We know evv LOBBYISTS exist Bach Hill  1/24/20  12:04 pm
there is no place like home stop evv Lon Walker  1/24/20  4:00 pm
Stop EVV Stephen Grammer Disabilities Advocate  1/24/20  7:09 pm
Exempt Live-ins Betty Chang  1/24/20  10:10 pm
Virginia's end user stakeholders were never consulted when EVV was introduced Lynne Brown  1/24/20  10:24 pm
Live in father issues Kirk Ferrell  1/25/20  7:19 am
EXEMPT LIVE-INS Bitsy Martin  1/25/20  9:16 am
Exempt Consumer Directed Services from EVV T Burns  1/25/20  1:20 pm
Ifsp grant October 2019 Kim Watts  1/25/20  2:11 pm
Stop EVV for Live In Providers Diane Coyle  1/25/20  4:43 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
EVV for live in attendants takes away dignity E. Warren  1/25/20  11:19 pm
EVV is not "a life like yours" for families managing a disability Lisa King  1/26/20  6:46 am
EVV-live-in exemption should be considered and passed!! T. Thomason-parent  1/26/20  2:18 pm
Live in aides should be exempt from EVV L. Thomas  1/26/20  10:39 pm
Live ins do not visit - exempt family members Ms. Scott, family member  1/26/20  10:58 pm
Community integration. Not with EVV R. Bennett  1/27/20  9:17 am
Issues with EVV Heather Mayer  1/27/20  10:55 pm
Stop STEREOTYPING the family caregiver (exempt live-ins from EVV) Tina Morgan, concerned parent  1/28/20  8:02 am
Parent and caregiver Linda Cunningham  1/28/20  9:20 am
Why does Va want to shut down the lowest cost services with evv impossibility? Billie Foster  1/28/20  10:41 am
EVV wasteful and unnecessary Sylvia Orli  1/28/20  1:41 pm
Evv could kill me Emily Baker  1/28/20  3:59 pm
exempt live ins concerned parent  1/28/20  5:19 pm
where is the person centered planning with evv? Elaine G.  1/28/20  6:55 pm
The app rarely works properly Catherine V- special needs mom  1/28/20  8:15 pm
Evv Bonita Houmita  1/28/20  9:42 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 & shortage of care providers Howard Carter  1/29/20  2:35 pm
Please exempt live-ins Nelson Davis  1/29/20  3:42 pm
live in aides Renee Diaz  1/29/20  8:56 pm
Red Flag threats for those with disabilities Kip Mitchell  1/30/20  10:03 am
The Walton's meet the Twilight Zone (evv) Ann Harris  1/30/20  10:40 am
Difficulties with EVV E. Holt Special Needs Mom  1/30/20  3:41 pm
Stop the nonsense. Exempt live in providers D. Turner employer of record  1/31/20  9:11 am
EVV is humilation and a burden Bernie from his campain site  1/31/20  11:49 am
Way to have DSP's take pride in their work - treat them like criminals anonymous (78970)  1/31/20  12:45 pm
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
EVV-INADEQUATE PROGRAMMING Debra Gwathmey, EOR  2/1/20  6:30 am
Discriminatory and ILLEGAL!!! DAG  2/1/20  6:56 am
Hamstringing the disabled Dot Rogers  2/1/20  9:20 am
Tell the governor before it is too late Jo Allen  2/1/20  9:55 am
DMAS: Germany 1939 R. T. James  2/1/20  12:29 pm
evv: stereotyping and tracking live ins William  2/1/20  1:36 pm
tokens people against EVV for disabled  2/2/20  3:44 pm
We are losing our EOR over EVV D. Miller  2/3/20  10:52 am
Kim Lee We are not criminals  2/3/20  12:25 pm
evv Gus Thompson  2/3/20  2:33 pm
3 social workers AND evv - independence? Alex  2/3/20  4:59 pm
Virginia does not have enough community srvcs staff - evv is exacerbating the problem Don Moore  2/4/20  9:38 am
I don't want to go to prison - stop evv Candy Webb  2/4/20  10:03 am
Evv sandra F knowlton  2/4/20  2:49 pm
evv - live ins Chelle Collins  2/4/20  2:52 pm
families don't need evv Dunn, Liza  2/5/20  7:36 am
evv for liveins is insane John Garcia  2/5/20  3:09 pm
Thanks for nothing incognito  2/5/20  5:51 pm
Why is Virginia intentionally not listening? End EVV Angie White  2/5/20  10:21 pm
Had to buy a new phone with GPS for evv application Chrisy Warner  2/6/20  11:03 am
evv is not for live ins F. Smith, EOR  2/6/20  12:42 pm
Why Concerned  2/6/20  5:46 pm
EOR difficulties with evv Will Clark, EOR  2/6/20  8:10 pm
evv threat Meg Anderson  2/6/20  10:08 pm
hard to hire with evv; exempt my live in Mo Davis, EOR  2/7/20  10:46 am
EVV needs to go Alexandrea Parrish  2/7/20  1:24 pm
six figures salaries & benefits = no understanding S. Lee, guardian  2/7/20  1:28 pm
This is ignorance. A waste of time and money. Delores Goneau  2/7/20  2:43 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
STOP EVV ASAP! Jane G., Autism Mom  2/7/20  2:56 pm
High quality ha ha Makes no sense  2/7/20  5:08 pm
EVV As. St  2/7/20  11:58 pm
EVV Elderly parents  2/8/20  12:19 am
EVV is burden to caretaker with special needs children MP  2/8/20  1:18 pm
evv app. unreliable Bea Carter  2/8/20  1:52 pm
Evv Tyamkea  2/8/20  3:32 pm
CMS does not force evv on live ins why is VA? Margaret Ball  2/8/20  6:59 pm
why do we have to be tracked like criminals Emily  2/8/20  9:47 pm
Why are there no names of those who proposed this? Edward Kowalski  2/9/20  9:11 am
Ed The answer  2/9/20  9:57 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
EVV is overwhelming the "free help" J. McDonald, disabilities advocate  2/10/20  11:55 am
Proposed: "Live-in caregiver's day" H. Lewis  2/10/20  12:53 pm
Could EVV GPS data collection lead to home robberies/invasions? D. Clark  2/10/20  5:05 pm
The participant's level of needs are barrier enough - stop evv Dewayne Adams, EOR  2/10/20  10:24 pm
EVV Melissa  2/11/20  12:49 pm
Stop EVV Amanda Williams  2/11/20  1:35 pm
Evv Audrey Overstreet  2/11/20  2:32 pm
Live ins should be exempt from EVV Vicki Hunt  2/11/20  2:58 pm
EVV Cindy  2/11/20  3:00 pm
Please keep my ratio low - stop evv Elle Hall  2/11/20  4:24 pm
NO EVV, Drains Battery Angela Lopez  2/11/20  5:45 pm
costly, unwarranted surveillance of live ins is costing consumers in quality of care P. Young  2/11/20  6:18 pm
Stop EVV Betsy Seitz  2/11/20  7:39 pm
EVV not for live in’s Mari Wiglesworth  2/11/20  8:35 pm
please dont send me to a group home Michael  2/12/20  5:46 am
please dont take away community living concerned  2/12/20  6:33 am
EVV exception for live in attendants Sabrina Reese, live in attendant care provider for adult disabled son  2/12/20  6:50 am
DMAS LIED wifi problems  2/12/20  7:21 am
SAD Michael's Story below  2/12/20  9:10 am
Lost two attendants to unreliable evv Lu Chen  2/12/20  9:21 am
Good Samaritans Beware: EVV putting everyone at risk and in danger counsellor  2/12/20  10:42 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
FYI: I quit working as an attendant Ina Wright  2/12/20  11:44 am
EVV: roadblock to a paycheck for live ins Keisha Green  2/12/20  2:32 pm
head aches with consumer directed care problems  2/12/20  3:18 pm
EVV Choslovsky  2/12/20  3:59 pm
evv rigidity Ed Baker, EOR  2/12/20  7:07 pm
Eugenics- Alive and well in Virginia! Appalled  2/12/20  8:02 pm
Exempt live ins. Appalled  2/12/20  8:05 pm
Exempt Live In Caregivers from EVV Diane C, EOR  2/12/20  8:07 pm
Live in attendants Renee Dey, EOR  2/12/20  8:16 pm
oh look CDCN wants our attendants to quit ticked off  2/12/20  8:22 pm
EVV is not working for our family D. Williams  2/12/20  11:02 pm
Roberts, Jim EOR Very stressed  2/13/20  7:34 am
EVV is a video game - IT IS NOT PUSHING A BUTTON anonymous (79062)  2/13/20  7:58 am
EVV isn't manageable Josh Phillips, disabled citizen  2/13/20  1:14 pm
What does that mean? Token expired  2/13/20  1:26 pm
House Arrest For the Bedridden? Turner  2/13/20  2:33 pm
EVV for Live-In Caregivers needs to end DCF  2/13/20  7:30 pm
taking away our freedom Melissa  2/13/20  9:07 pm
placing my son in nursing home becuase of EVV Holly  2/13/20  9:10 pm
Endless timeclock questionnaire???? Befuddled  2/13/20  10:49 pm
Tokens for Transportation Tina Ortiz  2/13/20  11:06 pm
EVV & Live ins Sis Baker  2/14/20  5:10 am
I used to live at home and have friends Brandon H  2/14/20  5:36 am
Worried about being stuck in a nursing home Josh  2/14/20  5:41 am
Proof dmas just wants to hurt people and waste money Cost saving plans  2/14/20  7:16 am
Micro-chipped Tasha Campbell  2/14/20  8:30 am
We are all temporarily abled Matthew 25:40  2/14/20  8:46 am
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care Biggest joke  2/14/20  12:10 pm
EVV Rounding Problems Frustrated  2/14/20  1:21 pm
Last year before evv Why do you care  2/14/20  2:37 pm
evv don't care Ty Parker  2/14/20  3:30 pm
what the heck CDCN is doing? can someone explain  2/14/20  5:50 pm
my life at home and what life at a group home was like Scott  2/14/20  6:18 pm
are state employes? fairness  2/14/20  8:38 pm
Exempt Live Ins Liz Evans  2/14/20  10:46 pm
Terry Harris, EOR DEMAND of EVV from Quasi Independenct Contractors with no benefits is wrong  2/15/20  8:41 am
DISABLED LIVES MATTER - please stop evv Ms. Edwards, attendant  2/15/20  12:39 pm
EVV Applications Tribulations Col Collins  2/15/20  4:26 pm
thank you DMAS for getting my attendant to quit Bud  2/15/20  9:22 pm
I quit because of EVV Nelson Gomez  2/15/20  9:25 pm
Reassess EVV Russ Stewart  2/15/20  10:16 pm
EBB is torcher to use J.T.G.  2/15/20  10:43 pm
EVV not mandatory for live in attendants Lisa Sanchez, EOR  2/15/20  11:25 pm
I also quit because of EVV Julie G  2/16/20  6:11 am
DMAS lied to delegates Michael T  2/16/20  6:35 am
I have been more depressed this year Josh W  2/16/20  7:28 am
stop treating people like criminals when all they want is the loved one safe Chris  2/16/20  7:36 am
evv is killing me Donna  2/16/20  7:37 am
attendants quiting James  2/16/20  7:39 am
deal breaker for attendants Carmen  2/16/20  7:40 am
why werent stakeholders consulted Deb  2/16/20  7:41 am
hope for the future Linda P  2/16/20  8:01 am
How EVV effects us Kristen  2/16/20  8:39 am
How EVV effects us Kristen  2/16/20  8:48 am
EVV is taking valuable time away from disabled Rosemary  2/16/20  9:05 am
Non-Compliance in a Broken System T Burns  2/16/20  10:18 am
EVV is very disruptive Tony parker  2/16/20  11:51 am
Virginia Needs an Awakening of Conscience Kip Morris, parishioner  2/16/20  1:11 pm
EVV Compliance requires very expensive, 24 hours support from the fiscal agents hired by DMAS Rogers, Lana  2/16/20  1:33 pm
exempt live-in caregivers immediately Julia Whiting  2/16/20  2:18 pm
EVV and tracking John Malone  2/16/20  4:56 pm
EVV is illogical and unworkable David Goldfrank (autism dad)  2/16/20  6:49 pm
For live in providers there is no set schedule JP's mom  2/16/20  9:02 pm
The disabled and their support system have not been considered Jake Reed  2/16/20  9:05 pm
EVV: breaking the contract Lachelle Cook  2/16/20  10:19 pm
EVV DESTROYS INDEPENDENT LIVING Maureen Donohoe  2/16/20  10:53 pm
Please listen DMAS and Ralph Northam Michael P  2/17/20  6:25 am
I visit so much I get mail here Steven  2/17/20  6:27 am
how EVV is incumbering and restricting my life :( Patty Cook  2/17/20  6:30 am
This is a major concern for actual clients and family members PLEASE LISTEN DMAS Leann  2/17/20  7:29 am
Stop evv Angela hart  2/17/20  7:57 am
Attendant her personal device - EVV issues M. Morgan  2/17/20  9:16 am
EVV: Not copacetic! Elaine Bell  2/17/20  9:27 am
My accountant and lawyer are hesistant to give advice when it comes to DMAS' instability Len Richardson  2/17/20  11:09 am
I'd rather Barry Cox, EOR  2/17/20  11:29 am
Waiver recipients stereotyped J. T. West  2/17/20  1:55 pm
Being monitored 24/7 :( Somebody who cares  2/17/20  2:49 pm
Other issues Someone who cares  2/17/20  2:50 pm
Practical issues Our lives matter too  2/17/20  2:52 pm
agencies should be ashamed of themselves what is going on?  2/17/20  3:39 pm
they dont represent actual clients or family Va missed stakeholder input let the disabled speak for themselves  2/17/20  3:47 pm
modern day slavery PART 1 hardest workers in the USA  2/17/20  4:21 pm
EVV, the time vampire Cindy Howard  2/17/20  4:35 pm
CellTrak Evv joshua wilson  2/17/20  4:44 pm
modern slavery part 2 home health care providers  2/17/20  5:20 pm
EVV is not consistently working Ann Ward  2/17/20  5:57 pm
DMAS trying to silence people who speak out against EVV actual client  2/17/20  6:29 pm
Human Rights violation a concerned parent  2/17/20  6:36 pm
What It Is and What It Does to Our People concerned about our people  2/17/20  6:57 pm
NCIL believes that EVV threatens decades of advocacy work. NCIL  2/17/20  7:03 pm
Is EVV fiscally responsible? Amanda  2/17/20  8:01 pm
100% agree with Amanda Emily  2/17/20  8:22 pm
Middle of cleaning poop Jones  2/17/20  10:39 pm
Request for a Forum/meeting involving the ultimate consumer of EVV Blake Torres  2/17/20  10:47 pm
3am up changing the bed Live in  2/18/20  3:15 am
Forgot to clock out Live in  2/18/20  7:48 am
Threatened with Medicaid fraud has taken the care right out of us Ashley Peterson  2/18/20  10:31 am
Find another way Gray, Tori  2/18/20  11:03 am
Why DMAS? Want an answer.  2/18/20  11:34 am
EVV is added trauma Lori Ramirez, live in attendant  2/18/20  4:14 pm
trouble with Celltrak just a mom  2/18/20  5:47 pm
EVV Karen James, live in parent  2/18/20  5:53 pm
cdcn Hipaa Violation ? concerned person  2/18/20  6:03 pm
"NO SUBSTANTIVE/CREDIBLE FINDING OF FRAUD IN THE CONSUMER DIRECTED PCS PROGRAM" Charlie Carr's blog, Cofounder of Boston Center for Independent Living  2/18/20  10:53 pm
Up working again dmas Parent  2/19/20  12:59 am
How safe are these evv programs? Safety  2/19/20  1:03 am
I used to live on my own for 26, now because of lack of staff I am stuck in a hospital and homeless Dr Conaway  2/19/20  3:32 am
Thanks to those that voted against Evv consumer having nightmares over it  2/19/20  6:54 am
PATIENT PAY AND NO SAY? EVV - Is that legal? Jack Watson, EOR, care recipient, CD services  2/19/20  8:46 am
Open the Institution Floodgates (EVV) Jo Brooks, parent, caregiver  2/19/20  9:05 am
EVV Rhonda Skinner Companion of Love Home Healthcare  2/19/20  9:31 am
Evv cost to consumer/EOR/attendants Emily Kelly, EOR  2/19/20  10:24 am
EVV was "driven by EVV vendor lobby" From Charlie Carr, disability rights pioneer  2/19/20  10:45 am
Nursing agencies refusing Waiver cases thanks in part to EVV - where do we go? Erin Sanders, consumer  2/19/20  11:24 am
Perfect storm Charlie  2/19/20  11:52 am
EVV messed my hours up again Lashawn Price, caregiver, guardian  2/19/20  12:29 pm
Exempt Live ins Donnie Bennett, disabilities advocate, family member of disabled  2/19/20  1:10 pm
EVV isn't working right Shandra Wood, concerned citizen  2/19/20  2:27 pm
$125 Million that could be saved with EVV was based on NOTHING and the states received funding Charlie Carr, blog by Cofounder of The Boston Center For Independent Living  2/19/20  2:49 pm
attack on CDPA Katie  2/19/20  4:23 pm
Framed?? Mary Barnes, attendant  2/19/20  5:18 pm
exempt live ins Nora Ross, EOR  2/19/20  9:23 pm
Chocolate covered cotton balls Sad customer  2/20/20  5:03 am
Want add for cdpa thanks to evv . Impossible to staff now T C  2/20/20  5:08 am
Stuck at home no travel or out of compliance a p  2/20/20  5:12 am
Slave labor R t  2/20/20  5:17 am
Making clients purchase devices Valerie  2/20/20  5:20 am
Representative Tran budget amendment James Payne  2/20/20  5:30 am
High cost to do low pay job L t  2/20/20  5:34 am
Harm to life with evv L p  2/20/20  5:37 am
Red flags Barbra Cox  2/20/20  5:39 am
Do not harm Elaine  2/20/20  7:08 am
Shortage Les  2/20/20  7:09 am
You said you wouldn’t be more stringent then cms but you are Emily  2/20/20  7:12 am
There is no positive for the persons using EVV especially live ins David Henderson, participant and live in  2/20/20  8:55 am
Delegate Tran exempting live ins Latonya Coleman  2/20/20  9:09 am
EVV is "antithetical to consumer control and choice" Charlie Carr, Co-founder of the The Boston Center For Independent Living  2/20/20  9:50 am
Malpractice Insurance for the lowest paid Andrea Jenkins, nurse  2/20/20  10:09 am
Where is the appreciation? Ollie Perry  2/20/20  10:39 am
Making us criminals Live in provider  2/20/20  11:10 am
California uses the Web Portal; Virginia has a portal they can use instead of EVV Ed Powell  2/20/20  11:28 am
The state took consumer's options away Angela A. Long  2/20/20  11:51 am
The Experiment has failed Ann Marie Patterson, LCSW  2/20/20  12:08 pm
Totally screwed Angela  2/20/20  12:31 pm
Lumping us in with non barrier crime criminals??! Virginia, and up the barrier crime list not EVV Jenny Hughes, live in family caregiver  2/20/20  12:39 pm
Wasted day on the phone Ana Flores, attendant  2/20/20  2:34 pm
Virginia must have "the least burdensome program" in place by Jan 1, 2021 Charlie Carr, Co-Founder of The Boston Center For Independent Living  2/20/20  2:57 pm
I too had to quit my job because of not being able to hire attendants Dana  2/20/20  4:47 pm
unneeded Hedi  2/20/20  7:29 pm
get educated George  2/20/20  7:31 pm
home isnt a nursing home paul  2/20/20  7:35 pm
dystopian janice  2/20/20  7:36 pm
no protection Alicia  2/20/20  7:37 pm
making me unemployed Hedi  2/20/20  8:00 pm
taking away independence Val  2/20/20  8:06 pm
ridiculous Ardy  2/20/20  8:07 pm
cruel government Rose  2/20/20  8:16 pm
it is a crying shame Cathy  2/20/20  8:18 pm
outrageous Sue  2/20/20  8:20 pm
DMAS doesnt understand Oliva  2/20/20  8:22 pm
why arent you going after the real fraud Jo  2/20/20  8:23 pm
trying to slience us Sharon  2/20/20  8:29 pm
how can we stop this? Katie  2/20/20  8:31 pm
nothing good about EVV Jenny  2/20/20  8:32 pm
DMAS got their wish Brandon  2/20/20  8:38 pm
messed up time Apps dont work attendants quit Piper  2/20/20  8:39 pm
broken promises Gilbert  2/20/20  8:41 pm
I notice group homes in my community Jason  2/20/20  8:47 pm
doesnt work on apple products Roger  2/20/20  8:55 pm
Opposition of Electronic Visit Verification National Council on Independent LIving  2/20/20  10:00 pm
GPS inaccurate Tyrell Washington, attendant  2/20/20  10:20 pm
Dead Zones Freeze app Jacob Butler, caregiver  2/20/20  11:02 pm
App Problems Cathy Simmons, EOR  2/20/20  11:40 pm
up again logging in 30 min late live in provider  2/21/20  3:38 am
One black boxed off mom Angela  2/21/20  3:52 am
nuring homes witness  2/21/20  4:15 am
having to quit my job too Mandy  2/21/20  5:01 am
vendor lobby and lies Charlie  2/21/20  5:30 am
Agree with Jennie Hughes - raise the bar on barrier crimes - family caregivers are not criminals Trey Foster, grandparent and concerned citizen  2/21/20  7:00 am
How many people with good intentions like Angela below willl end up in instituations or homeless? Tina R. Gonzales M.ED., QDDP  2/21/20  7:12 am
tracking wrong GPS location Anna  2/21/20  8:37 am
facing the same decision Beca  2/21/20  9:33 am
BIG problems in with MCOs and added paperwork...  creating homelessness not helping  Susan  2/21/20  10:06 am
Attendants can't keep up with evv John Bryant, EOR  2/21/20  10:51 am
Falso Stereotypes (EVV) National Council on Independent Living  2/21/20  11:24 am
wrong name on evv app Josh Alexander, EOR  2/21/20  11:54 am
evv trials and tribulations Tevin Russell, EOR  2/21/20  1:08 pm
Can’t hire workers especially with min going up Goodman  2/21/20  2:02 pm
Exempt Live Ins Valerie Griffin, LCSW  2/21/20  2:05 pm
EVV requirment could qualify states as joint employers under new Fair Labor Standards Act National Council on Independent Living  2/21/20  2:17 pm
Please help pay for data and make evv ADA compliant Maria Diaz  2/21/20  5:21 pm
Hours spent rectifying evv app crises every week Lanelle Hayes, EOR  2/21/20  7:15 pm
keep hearing from Senators and delegates that DMAS tells them live in providers arent idenified Amanda Walker  2/21/20  8:28 pm
can;t hire people on this Emory and Virginia  2/21/20  8:47 pm
Live ins are identifiable easily Lives ins identified  2/21/20  9:01 pm
I need to be able to see attendant's shifts F. S. Myers, EOR  2/21/20  11:50 pm
There is not room in the daily struggle to stay alive for struggling with EVV Liv Ford, Parent  2/22/20  12:11 am
EVV is based on the archaic and offensive idea that disabled people are unable to leave their homes National Council on Independent Living  2/22/20  12:27 am
Critical legal purposes require all Va Live-Ins to be indentified upon intake by DMAS' agencies Susan Hamilton, MA, QIDP  2/22/20  9:00 am
Electronic Verification for Caregivers Janice and Trin Mills  2/22/20  9:48 am
Exempt Live Ins. No excuses. Barbara Sullivan, MSW  2/22/20  10:39 am
"..we oppose this requirement because our lives are not congruent to EVV systems" National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)  2/22/20  11:44 am
EVV takes away life saving choice and a place to call home Jessica Wallace, Consumer, EOR  2/22/20  1:35 pm
EVV holds our children back Sarah Woods, parent  2/22/20  3:11 pm
report that data breach for some with CDCN Dana  2/22/20  4:30 pm
Superstore George Banks  2/22/20  4:35 pm
A caregiver's first priority is to care for the person not tend to a clock Karen Cole, Guardian  2/22/20  4:59 pm
Why am I being taxed twice to indentify liveins? David Graham, concerned taxpayer  2/22/20  5:11 pm
Landlines for EVV "put us under house arrest" National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)  2/22/20  5:25 pm
Live Ins should not be required to use EVV Katy Lou  2/23/20  12:43 pm
caregiver crisis John Gray  2/23/20  6:02 pm
I am being tracked now becuase I am disabled Karin Wilson  2/23/20  7:16 pm
Electronic Visit Verification - potential HIPAA Violation Ms. West, American taxpayer, concerned Virginia Citizen  2/23/20  7:27 pm
EVV systems intrude on our lives and privacy National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)  2/23/20  8:11 pm
EVV Shrinks pool of available employees Denise Jordan, EOR  2/23/20  9:47 pm
We demand all Americans with disabilities have equal protection under the law Paul Owens, parent  2/23/20  10:38 pm
Persons with disabilities have a right to access any private data collected Michael Reynolds  2/24/20  7:31 am
People with disabilities have a right to control their lives and have choice Nancy Fisher, disability advocate  2/24/20  9:06 am
M. Ellis, Virginia voter EVV exacerbates caregiver crisis  2/24/20  10:16 am
I FEEL LIKE A CHILD Ricky  2/24/20  10:39 am
Forcing EVV on live ins - shameless and irresponsible Alan Gibson, family member  2/24/20  11:50 am
Numerous people reporting data compromised by cdcn Hailey Davis  2/24/20  1:12 pm
evv voice/speech recognition discriminates National Council On Independent Living (NCIL)  2/24/20  2:01 pm
Discrimination against the disabled Patrick Ballard  2/24/20  2:11 pm
App having another bad day Lisa McDonald, EOR  2/24/20  3:15 pm
EVV Makes the State a Joint Employer National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)  2/24/20  10:03 pm
Redirect EVV expenditures to attracting high caliber staff L. Cruz  2/24/20  11:15 pm
We will fight this attack and perserve our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness Dana Marshall, Multiple Sclerosis  2/25/20  8:22 am
My friend Jerry Thomas concerned friend  2/25/20  8:32 am
I am at Walmart right now dmas know because of evv John Ramsey  2/25/20  9:30 am
EVV treats us like children who can't manage our own lives Betty Ortiz, cerebral palsy  2/25/20  6:39 pm
Electronic Visit Verification Is Not More Effective Than Peer Review Systems National Council On Independent Living (NCIL)  2/25/20  9:15 pm
Buy our own devices so the state can violate our rts b/c the state wants to save $ so it can pay EVV Kevin Murray, Live In  2/25/20  9:36 pm
"What am I, a felon? Put an ankle bracelet on me." Dennis Borel of the Texas Coalition of People with Disabilities  2/25/20  10:01 pm
Violation of Olmstead/4th amendment and did y’all forget we are RURAL??? Mera, EOR/Auth Rep of genetically disabled DD and EDCD consumers  2/26/20  12:12 am
EVV Burden Lisa Pitts  2/26/20  8:46 am
Humiliated for needing help to be active and productive in society Dorothy Freeman, wheelchair racer  2/26/20  8:52 am
Live in providers are identiified already Emily Coppley  2/26/20  10:51 am
One GPS tracking device violates privacy of persons it is not supposed to even be tracking Sandra Wells, parent  2/26/20  12:00 pm
The state is walking all over our rights Linda Webb, concerned  2/26/20  12:21 pm
No change needed to exempt live ins from EVV. Where is the cost if there is no change? Andrew Simpson  2/26/20  1:16 pm
"Fraud is more commonly the result of bad billing practices at agencies, not a consumer-level issue" Rooted in Rights, a part of Disability Rights Washington  2/26/20  1:31 pm
I am appalled by dmas Aaron Vicente  2/26/20  2:11 pm
I support my consumers Carolyn Beale  2/26/20  2:13 pm
Not right Tonya Gaithier  2/26/20  2:21 pm
Loss of freedom Kyle Marcum  2/26/20  2:36 pm
Sending my son away Janice Bayless  2/26/20  2:39 pm
Exempt live ins Lisa Hunter  2/26/20  2:42 pm
Who thought this was a good idea? Alex Comer  2/26/20  2:46 pm
This is really a pain and unfair and ending choice Jessica Carr  2/26/20  2:56 pm
Don’t like evv Debbie Wallace  2/26/20  3:02 pm
Intrusive JR Embrey  2/26/20  3:11 pm
"lying about hours only defrauds themselves" Rooted in Rights - a part of Disablitiy Rights Washington  2/26/20  4:11 pm
EVV ruins any trust relationship I have with my PCA's Ronnell Stevens, Brain tumor  2/26/20  4:27 pm
we oppose Jerry O'Brien  2/26/20  5:13 pm
EVV turns having a disability into a crime Ashley Tucker, TBI  2/26/20  5:14 pm
low and no trained attendants Julie Elwell  2/26/20  5:16 pm
1/3 of my attendants didn't own smart devices Amber Hoke  2/26/20  5:20 pm
burden Kim Blackwell  2/26/20  5:23 pm
EVV is wrong Karen Freewheel  2/26/20  5:29 pm
not for live ins Roger Hamberry  2/26/20  5:31 pm
why didnt we have stakeholding meetings Pearl Munson  2/26/20  5:39 pm
intrusive tracking Brenda Rowe  2/26/20  5:41 pm
Electronic visit verification system threatens the independence of older Americans and of people wit The Coalition for Mental Health Reform  2/26/20  6:27 pm
government admitted issues Advising Congress on Medicaid and CHIP Policy  2/26/20  6:38 pm
out of touch Loretta Buckley  2/26/20  6:43 pm
locking us up again Marcus Howard  2/26/20  6:49 pm
where the real fraud is Ann Schultz  2/26/20  6:55 pm
exempt live in providers Larry Anderson  2/26/20  6:59 pm
exempt live ins ... this is a human rights violation Teresa A. Catron  2/26/20  7:05 pm
I have "employer authority" Kimberly Porter, EOR, Lymphoma  2/26/20  9:29 pm
"There are a lot of problems with EVV" Rooted in Rights - a part of Disability Rights Washington  2/26/20  9:55 pm
GPS constitutes a search under 4th Amendment Courtney Hunter, Disabilities Advocate  2/26/20  11:17 pm
"You're putting in a tech solution that they're not asking for, for a problem that doesn't exist" Dennis Borel of the Texas Coalition of People with Disabilities  2/27/20  8:46 am
You want "low tech" workers to do what?! Joseph Hicks, software engineer, taxpayer  2/27/20  10:10 am
app. errors are causing loss of pay/destructing Consumer Directed Model of care David Crawford, Attendant  2/27/20  2:15 pm
As the EOR, I am responsible for ensuring there is no fraud Deion Henry, EOR  2/27/20  3:02 pm
is this on purpose? to get care providers to quit Jason Johnson  2/27/20  6:42 pm
I am his only worker now Robbie Parker  2/27/20  6:47 pm
not required to purchase a device or service Jamie Mitchell  2/27/20  9:16 pm
leaving waiver Becca G  2/27/20  9:31 pm
messed up pay shorting time A Jones  2/27/20  9:32 pm
celltrak problems Tabby Brown  2/27/20  9:34 pm
why dont DMAS get sited ? Tracey Green  2/27/20  9:35 pm
attendants wont load the app on their phone Rhonda Jacobs  2/27/20  9:38 pm
system messing up again Danni B  2/27/20  9:40 pm
did olmstead mean anything Alicia H  2/27/20  9:47 pm
did dmas run the numbers? Joey Bodie  2/27/20  9:50 pm
we don't need more training EVV needs to stop Hank Kline  2/27/20  9:53 pm
I concur with "The Experiment has failed" post below Jamar Boyd, LCSW  2/27/20  10:38 pm
"this compromise of privacy extends to family too" Rooted in Rights a part of Disability Rights Washington  2/27/20  10:54 pm
caregiver crisis EVV contributes Christopher Scragg  2/27/20  11:28 pm
Money waste Douglas Ritter  2/28/20  7:19 am
Dmas harassment Mark Levi  2/28/20  7:29 am
Since January 2014 HCBS Live-ins have been indentified by DMAS' own tax documents and software files Kelly Mason, CPA  2/28/20  8:48 am
"they may be stuck in nursing homes" Rooted in Rights a part of Disability Rights Washington  2/28/20  9:02 am
EVV is a logistical nightmare Nita Morales, Attendant  2/28/20  11:02 am
How is paying EVV lobbyists in the best interest of the disabled? Lawrence Kennedy, YOPD  2/28/20  1:35 pm
"Exempt live-in caregivers from EVV" The ARC of Virginia  2/28/20  2:37 pm
EVV improvements Jessica Brown, SEIU Virginia 512  2/28/20  3:24 pm
The majority of us have servere disabilities and do not need EVV Jody Warren, permanent disability  2/28/20  3:51 pm
ARE NOT VISITING Loretta Jamison  2/28/20  4:59 pm
Breach of privacy Nichelle Dixon, attendant  2/28/20  10:05 pm
app records gps location incorrectly Maryanne Bevins  2/28/20  10:58 pm
ppl app time4care doesnt work on apple products Leigh Z  2/28/20  10:59 pm
EVV is like the missing ramp to the best facility for the disabled ever built Jaime Ramos, consumer  2/28/20  11:30 pm
EVV apps & Live-In Attendant Karen Kowalski  2/28/20  11:37 pm
We don’t have WiFi or landline Rachel Scroggin  2/29/20  7:03 am
Cures passed the burden of Id theft and Medicaid Fraud to shoulders of poor and disabled Bob Reyes, parent, taxpayer  2/29/20  8:35 am
Impossible to sanitize device Courtney Burns, live in attendant  2/29/20  10:20 am
I rarely receive my 40 hours each pay period Joyce R. Bumbray-Graves, SEIU Virginia 512  2/29/20  12:47 pm
EVV improvements James Vollmer, SEIUVA512  2/29/20  1:19 pm
EVV Necessary Improvements Nicolas Rafael Riviere Carrillo, SEIUVA153  2/29/20  1:52 pm
What we live through Laura Hines  2/29/20  2:46 pm
This could happen to you L. F. Gordon, car accident victim  2/29/20  10:47 pm
If it ain't broke, don't fix it Joanne Shaw, attendant  2/29/20  11:56 pm
We are headed to a police state Emily Holmes, participant  3/1/20  12:50 am
another waste of money like CCC+ care coordination Renee Gonzalas  3/1/20  8:41 am
ADA Violation Nancy Becker Kennedy  3/1/20  8:48 am
"I am the legal employer...a right my community fought for and one I will never willfully give away" Kendra Scalia, M.P.P., disability and healthcare policy analyst  3/1/20  5:04 pm
Exempt Live Ins. Thank You. Jessie Rice, consumer, live with  3/1/20  5:31 pm
The disabled too costly to keep funding? Ranielle Robertson, mother  3/1/20  9:09 pm
finger printing attendants now... Christa Ford  3/1/20  10:28 pm
VA proved they'd be more inclusive. Right. Peg Hunt, ALS  3/1/20  10:28 pm
finger prints James Merrel  3/1/20  10:30 pm
I guess 2-29 didnt happen Jessica Hall  3/1/20  10:32 pm
I cannot take any more of this EVV stress J. Black, dyslexia  3/1/20  10:40 pm
where is the device to collect the finger prints ? Adam Williams  3/1/20  10:44 pm
our needs don't match a clock Ricky Daniels, participant  3/1/20  11:14 pm
nursing homes a wonderful place to die Janisa La FAVE  3/1/20  11:19 pm
"EVV vendors have no idea how home care services actually operate" Kendra Scalia, M.P.P., disability and healthcare policy analyst  3/1/20  11:42 pm
EVV will kill mine and my caregiver's working relationship Mark Palmer, care recipient  3/2/20  8:23 am
Can't use app Ruth Mills, EOR  3/2/20  9:45 am
EVV is making nationwide caregiver crisis worse Brandon Nichols, disability advocate  3/2/20  11:42 am
tellus is the worst evv system known to man! jerome haney, excellent home  3/2/20  2:19 pm
Exempt Live ins Casey Grant, Attendant  3/2/20  4:29 pm
"Nowhere in federal law or CMS guidance is clock-in and clock-out necessary at moment it occurs" Kendra Scalia, M.P.P., disability and healthcare policy analyst  3/2/20  9:27 pm
How about some appreciation? Frank Knight, DD Specialist  3/2/20  10:50 pm
4 dead Susan Neidenthal  3/3/20  7:43 am
Not allowed toilet access because nurses too busy socializing Betty Lou Maynard  3/3/20  7:49 am
"Exempt live-in Caregivers from EVV" Moms in Motion/At Home Your Way - service facilitator  3/3/20  9:46 am
For Shame, Virginia, For Shame: 4 dead; no toilet access & other comments below Nat Ferguson, Concerned taxpayer  3/3/20  9:55 am
Finally advocates are motivated Terri Jane McAllister  3/3/20  10:29 am
Exempt Live ins Lin Stone, Special Needs mom  3/3/20  11:14 am
At Home Your Way Todd Humphery  3/3/20  3:13 pm
hardship of EVV Heather Matia  3/3/20  3:15 pm
Carol Hawkins, family caregiver No more indifference!  3/3/20  3:18 pm
EVV and ADA violations Carl Rose  3/3/20  3:19 pm
another way to deter people from being attendants Adam Hebling  3/3/20  3:33 pm
I am not a criminal Rajai Saleh  3/3/20  3:34 pm
burden of EVV Melissa Day  3/3/20  3:41 pm
tracked like dogs Jim Tassie  3/3/20  3:45 pm
The rollout of electronic visit verification (EVV) for home care has created a “firestorm” David Shepard  3/3/20  3:47 pm
the lies of EVV lobyists Skye Grainer  3/3/20  3:54 pm
crisis made worse by EVV Elizabeth Haile  3/3/20  3:56 pm
CDCN and PPL T. Jackson  3/3/20  3:59 pm
technical difficults John Tuffts  3/3/20  4:01 pm
EVV cause a large company in Maine to close.. Va expects every small company to close in VA Jess Faye  3/3/20  4:11 pm
"the state is mandated to consult with stakeholders including consumers, their reps, and caregivers" Kendra Scalia, M.P.P. disability and healthcare policy analyst  3/3/20  5:42 pm
Live ins are already indentified. No change and no additional cost necessary to exempt Live ins Will Dunn, disability advocate  3/3/20  6:25 pm
NO David England  3/3/20  9:04 pm
America’s $103 billion home health-care system is in crisis as worker shortage worsens Bob Woods  3/3/20  9:06 pm
trying to live the best life with what we got Robert Hopkins  3/3/20  9:17 pm
living in proverty because of disabled children Faye Buckley  3/3/20  9:39 pm
today's error code Les Zegler  3/3/20  10:05 pm
"Biometric data collection is not a requirement of EVV" Kendra Scalia, M.P.P., disability and healthcare policy analyst  3/3/20  11:00 pm
can't keep an aide Kathy Sauter  3/4/20  4:29 am
app down again Carrie Wood  3/4/20  6:27 am
yes the app is down again Sissy Shepard  3/4/20  6:31 am

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