|Electronic Visit Verification
|Ended on 3/21/2020
The current coronavirus pandemic is going to stress our healthcare system beyond anything we have seen in our lifetime. The elderly and disabled who receive waivers are among the most vulnerable and likely to suffer disproportionately. Caregivers and attendants will be pushed to their limits, and we will see even greater scarcity of aides willing to do the job for the low pay. Why has DMAS not suspended the EVV requirement during this unprecedented crisis? Why has this unnecessary burden not been lifted for at least live-in caregivers?