January 28, 2020

Update: HHSC is extending the deadline to May 1 to select an EVV system and begin the onboarding process.

Updated March 26, 2020

Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership announced their selection of EVV vendors (PDF) on behalf of HHSC. Additionally, two new EVV Tool Kit modules have been posted to the HHSC EVV Training webpage:

Module 16: Cures Act EVV Expansion - EVV Vendor Selection and Onboarding (PDF)

  • Applies to program providers and FMSAs not currently required to use EVV but by Jan. 1, 2021 will be required to use EVV per the 21st Century Cures Act.
  • By April 1, 2020, Cures Act program providers and FMSAs must select an EVV vendor and begin the onboarding process or elect to use an EVV proprietary system.
  • If an EVV vendor system or an EVV proprietary system is not selected by April 1, 2020 then an EVV vendor will be assigned by HHSC.

Module 17: EVV Vendor Transfer Policy and Process (PDF) 

  • Applies to existing program providers and FMSAs currently required to use EVV per state law.
  • Existing program providers and FMSAs using DataLogic’s Vesta EVV system may choose to transfer to First Data’s AuthentiCare EVV system; or choose to use an EVV proprietary system.