Kansas AuthentiCare (EVV) is Coming

KDOA and SRS announced on the evening of  Dec. 29th they have decided to change the launch date for Kansas AuthentiCare/EVV to January 16, 2012 at 6:00am

The new year is bringing with it new procedures for our consumers who are on Home and Community-Based Services. The state is replacing the current paper time and attendant worksheet (timesheets) with an electronic verification and monitoring system known as Kansas AuthentiCare (also known as EVV).

KS AuthentiCare is a requirement for all Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) consumers and Direct Support Workers (DSWs). On January 9th, 2012 your DSW will be required to start using the new telephone system. Please make certain that RCIL, or your FMS provider, has your correct telephone and/or cellphone number.

On January 9th, 2012 (or the first visit after January 9th) there are important things for you to remember:

  1. When your DSW arrives at your home they need to check in each day by calling 1-800-903-4676 from your home telephone or cellphone (See enclosed check -in/check -out instructions). The DSW will need to select from the list of services available (Service Codes included with this letter).
  2. Before your DSWs leave your home they need to check out each day by calling 1-800-903-4676. They will need to enter the activity code of the services performed (Activity codes included with this letter).
  3. Your DSWs need to complete paper timesheets for January 1, 2012 to January 8, 2012 and send to the Osage City office. This will be their last paper timesheet.

To help you prepare for this transition, the Resource Center for Independent Living will have training calls from 1:00pm to 2:00pm on January 3rd, 4th, and 5th. You are welcome to call in and listen to the trainings by conference call. Please pick a day that works best for you.

  • Conference dial-in number: (712) 432-0900
  • Participant access code: 324384

As part of this change we will be moving from semi-monthly to weekly payroll. RCIL has a longstanding history of providing superior customer service and superb payroll services. Thank you for the opportunity to work with you and support you in self-directing your services. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the payroll help desk at 1-785-528-5045 and ask to speak to an EVV Specialist.

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