Sandata Partners with CNSI to Deliver Louisiana’s Electronic Visit Verification™ Solution

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State Health Agency to Have Real-time Visibility Into Home Care Services Provided to Medicaid Recipients

Sandata Technologies, LLC, a leading national provider of information technology solutions for the home care industry, announces that the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has licensed its premier Electronic Visit Verification™ solution, Santrax® Payor Management (“SPM”). Sandata’s partner, CNSI, Inc., was awarded the Medicaid Management Information System Replacement and Fiscal Intermediary Services contract for Louisiana’s Medicaid program. Through a subcontract with CNSI, Sandata will provide the SPM solution to meet the visit verification requirements.

Louisiana has targeted Electronic Visit Verification™ technology to improve visibility and oversight of home care delivery. Program goals are to improve health outcomes and deliver high quality health care services to Louisianans in the most cost-effective fashion. SPM is part of a broader approach supported by the new MMIS technology platform that will drive increasing quality by ensuring members receive appropriate services and reducing the costs associated with fraud, waste and abuse.

Santrax® Payor Management is a web-based solution that measures, monitors and ensures delivery of the “5 Rights of Home Care.” The Right patient receives the Right service, at the Right time, in the Right location by the Right caregiver. The SPM solution offers advanced analytics that provide real-time visibility statewide increasing compliance and claims accuracy, which eliminate inappropriately billed services.

“Sandata’s (SPM) tool is customized to better meet the needs of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, including a solution to address home health care locations that do not have land-lines or cell phone coverage,” said Larry Iversen, CNSI Executive Account Manager for the Louisiana Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) replacement system project. “This aspect of the Sandata solution makes them uniquely qualified to meet the state’s Medicaid program requirements. Sandata brings a wealth of experience to this project, having successfully implemented their products in numerous Medicaid programs, and we look forward to our partnership with them in meeting our client’s needs.”

According to Jeff Silverman, Sandata’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, "We are thrilled with another state implementing our SPM technology to ensure the right care is delivered to Medicaid members in Louisiana. We are confident that the application of a standardized technology approach will help to drive higher quality, maximize program visibility, reduce fraud, waste and abuse while increasing efficiency for the provider community. Sandata will continue our focus on providing advanced technology solutions for our partners to ensure members receive the right care at the right time.”

About Sandata Technologies, LLC

Sandata provides a complete package of information technology solutions, which includes scheduling, time and attendance, billing, payroll, compliance and clinical applications, for the home care industry. Sandata’s suite of products includes Santrax® Electronic Visit Verification™, a leading time and attendance product, Santrax® Agency Management and Santrax® Payor Management, web-based software solutions with features including voice biometrics to perform speaker verification, and a jurisdictional view dashboard solution for states and other payors, municipalities and the home care agency market. Sandata has over 2,000 customers in all 50 states using its products in more than 400,000 homes and verifies over 100 million visits annually.    

About CNSI

CNSI delivers a broad portfolio of information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions to a diverse base of federal, state and local government agencies, and commercial enterprises. CNSI helps clients improve business performance and align IT with their mission and business objectives. The company has established presence and strong domain expertise in prominent industries, including Defense, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare, Homeland Security/Law Enforcement and Transportation. CNSI employs a world-class team of technologists, program managers, subject matter experts and other professionals, all of whom have experience with large scale mission-critical IT implementations. Formed in 1994, CNSI is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, with locations throughout the U.S. With an R&D Center of Excellence also based at its headquarters location, CNSI also has a facility in Chennai, India.

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