Presentation on theme: "Ohio Balance of State Continuum of Care Introduction to the 2014 HUD Data Standards July 17, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Ohio Balance of State Continuum of Care Introduction to the 2014 HUD Data Standards July 17, 2014
Webinar Muted call Submit questions via chat feature Questions answered during the webinar or after
Goals of this Webinar Provide basic information about what is included in the 2014 HUD Data Standards Encourage agencies to begin planning for the switch to the 2014 HUD Data Standards Discuss timeline for implementation of the 2014 HUD Data Standards
Overview of Webinar History and purpose of Data Standards Changes to the data standards Implications of those changes Timeline Next Steps
HMIS Data Dictionary https://www.onecpd.info/ resources/documents/H MIS-Data-Dictionary.pdfhttps://www.onecpd.info/ resources/documents/H MIS-Data-Dictionary.pdf Geared to HMIS vendors
HMIS Data Standards https://www.onecpd.info/ resources/documents/H MIS-Data-Standards- Manual.pdfhttps://www.onecpd.info/ resources/documents/H MIS-Data-Standards- Manual.pdf Geared towards HMIS Users, CoCs, Administrators
Universal vs. Program Specific Data Elements Universal Universal data elements apply to all projects Program Specific Program specific data elements are dependent upon the program that funds the project and what that program requires
Data quality field for name Clients may select up to five races (there is no Other) Client location code Length of time on street, in emergency shelter or safe haven ` Elements Changed/Added:
Client Location Code This is the HUD established CoC number –The Balance of State HUD CoC code is: OH-507 –For a full listing of all CoC codes, visit https://www.onecpd.info/resources/docume nts/FY2013_CoCNamesNumbers.pdf or see the notes pages to this powerpoint https://www.onecpd.info/resources/docume nts/FY2013_CoCNamesNumbers.pdf
Length of Time on Street, in Emergency Shelter or Safe Haven Continually Homeless for at least one year? –Yes –No –Client doesn’t know –Client refused
Length of Time on Street, in Emergency Shelter or Safe Haven Number of Times the Client has been Homeless in the Past Three Years –0 –1 –2 –3 –4 or more –Client doesn’t know –Client refused
Length of Time on Street, in Emergency Shelter or Safe Haven Total Number of Months Homeless in the Past Three Years –0-12 –Client doesn’t know –Client refused –More than 12 months If more than 12 months is selected you will need to input the total number of years
Length of Time on Street, in Emergency Shelter or Safe Haven Status Documented –Yes –No
Universal Data Elements Language Changes –Don’t know is Client doesn’t know If this data was not collected, leave it blank. –Refused is Client refused This answer is also used to protect the identity of individuals fleeing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. *These categories correspond to how the client responded to the questions. These are not intended to be used for missing data.
Universal Data Elements Elements Removed Housing status Zip code of last permanent address
Program vs. Project Program A program refers to the federal funding source (e.g. HUD CoC, HHS PATH, VA SSVF, etc.) Project A project refers to a distinct unit of an organization that provides services and/or lodging Why does this matter? Understanding that a program is where you get your funds will help you determine which standards apply to your project.
Programs Subject to Program Specific Data Elements Program Specific Elements match from CoC to ESG based on your program component. Program components include: ES, TH, RRH, PSH, HP, Street Outreach, SSO, etc.
Program Specific Data Elements New Health Insurance Residential Move In Date –RRH Only Applies to the date the client physically moves into the housing unit Changes Income –VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation and VA Non-Service- Connected Disability Pension Non-cash Benefits
Health Insurance Fields Information Date Covered by Health Insurance Options- –Medicaid, Medicare, State Children’s Health Insurance, Veteran’s Administration (VA) Medical Services, Employer-Provided Health Insurance, Health Insurance obtained through COBRA, Private Pay Health Insurance, State Health Insurance for Adults
Who is Changing What? Bowman (our vendor) is changing ServicePoint to reflect the new Data Standards COHHIO is changing our documentation and training to reflect the new Data Standards Projects need to update agency forms and/or Coordinated Intake to match changes in ServicePoint
Agency Forms/HMIS Entry You may add data elements to your documents at will. –You may need to change Coordinated Intake and Program Intake/Assessments as applicable Please note that new standards will apply to any individual in your program on October 1, 2014 regardless of whether or not they entered prior to that date DO NOT drop any items from your forms or HMIS data entry until after October 1, 2014
Next Steps Watch your email for information and training notifications Program specific training for SSVF/PATH providers coming soon Expect a transitional Annual Performance Report during the 1 st year of implementation
Next Steps Email email@example.com with firstname.lastname@example.org Bookmark these documents –HMIS-Data-Dictionary 2014.pdf (for vendors and System Administrators)HMIS-Data-Dictionary 2014.pdf –HMIS-Data-Standards- Manual 2014.pdf (for agencies)HMIS-Data-Standards- Manual 2014.pdf
Q & A Please submit your questions via the chat feature. Your questions will either be answered during the webinar or by email afterward.