November 4, 2019
This year we successfully fought to protect our privacy in the implementation of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), a federally-mandated program that requires IHSS providers to electronically report certain aspects of the care we provide to our clients each day.
Recently, the federal government issued new guidelines that put California’s planned implementation of EVV in jeopardy. Here’s what we know right now:
UDW has fought EVV from the beginning and will continue to fight any policies that infringe on the civil and privacy rights of caregivers and our clients. The work we do is hard enough without having to add extra work or feel like someone is watching us. We will continue to update you as we work to settle the EVV issue once and for all.
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