Record Series Abstract
Documents relating to closed Department of Human Services provider files including assessment related documentation, provider applications, correspondence, disqualified letters, agreement letters, activity logs, enrollment and attendance forms, annual reviews, scanned forms, plans and other collateral documentation relating to the provider.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
If Other, Explain
When the agreement and or contract has been fulfilled and there is no outstanding obligation, litigation or debt owed; file is inactive and cut off.
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Files are created for each provider and maintained in agency or at a State approved off-site storage facility. Both paper and electronic versions are kept for 5 years after cut off, then destroyed according to state approved methods.
Statewide in all 95 county office and provider locations.
Year then Alphabetically
1.5 Gigabytes - 73 Cubic Feet
7.5 Gigabytes - 363 Cubic Feet
Information Shared Outside the State
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Original records are stored electronically with Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) in their 4 server locations across the State.
Essential Record Media Type
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Retention Legal Citation
45 CFR 98.90-98.93
Legal Citation PDF
Enrollment and Attendance Verification (EAV)
The electronic records are permanently stored in folders on a Strategic Technology Solutions (STS) NAS device. Metadata is stored in a database on an STS server. All hardware for maintaining the records series shall be maintained in accordance with the current standards of STS.
Documents and their metadata are captured by using multi-function devices and scanning the document by pressing the appropriate button on the multi-function device using Lexmark Document Distributor software.
Department of Human Services uses the EAV System. The electronic records are kept on a NAS device maintained and supported by STS at their Data Center.
Backup procedures shall be maintained in accordance with the current standards of the Strategic Technology Solutions (STS). Backup procedures shall be reviewed and tested annually.
The Agency shall have a detailed Disaster Recovery Plan for the system in accordance with the current standards of the Strategic Technology Solutions (STS). Disaster Recovery plans shall be reviewed annually.
Data Migration Description
EAV documents are scanned via state mfp on the state network to a folder on an STS NAS device. A DHS .net web application is used to access the stored documents.
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