Good Faith Exemption (GFE) Approval - DCH submitted a GFE Request Form on behalf of the State of Georgia on November 8, 2019. CMS granted an approval of the request on Monday December 3, 2019. Georgia’s new deadline for implementing EVV for Personal Care Services (PCS) is now January 1, 2021 and Home Health Care Services (HHCS) by January 1, 2023. While Georgia will miss this January 1, 2021 implementation deadline and incur incremental Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) penalties, DCH is committed to working with Members, Providers, and vendors to meet training needs and implement a quality solution as quickly as possible. For more information about the GFE request, click
Posted 3/29/2021 - The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) is happy to announce that registration for the Georgia Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) solution is open! Providers can register today by going to https://4tellus.com/ga-dch/ and/or using the DCH-provided guide, “ .”
Posted 03/18/2021 - EVV training is available! Training for Georgia’s EVV solution began on March 16th, 2021 and runs throughout the year. Training will be provided by Georgia’s EVV solution vendor, Tellus, via their training website and will include live webinar and pre-recorded options. Visit the DCH EVV Schedule of Events page to register for EVV training!
Posted 01/14/2021 - Have questions about EVV? We want to help answer them! DCH has recently updated firstname.lastname@example.org to have your specific question answered.and has created and FAQs. While the FAQs cover a variety of topics and questions, they might not address your specific issue. Don’t see what you need? Email the DCH EVV project team at
Posted 11/10/2020 - Tellus, Georgia’s EVV Solution Vendor, already has existing relationships and integrations with many third-party EVV Vendors in Georgia, but not all! Tellus will need to connect with all third-party EVV Vendors to provide information regarding next steps and the aggregation process. If you are a provider working with a third-party EVV Vendor, please have your EVV Vendor contact Tellus at email@example.com for information. If you are an EVV Vendor working with a Georgia Medicaid provider and have not been in contact with Tellus, please contact Tellus at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Posted 10/02/2020 -GOOD NEWS!!! Georgia DCH is finally resuming EVV implementation activities. We have streamlined an implementation approach and selected Conduent in partnership with Tellus as our EVV vendor.
Upcoming DCH EVV Events
DCH EVV implementation events are happening! Check the EVV Schedule of Events page regularly for updates regarding EVV events. - Posted 01/14/2021