Cost Saving Ideas

On this page you may vote on cost-saving ideas submitted from December, 2014 through February, 2015, by employees of the Texas Health and Human Services System agencies (DADS, DARS, DFPS, DSHS, HHSC).

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Voting on this set of ideas will be open until a new set of ideas is posted in January, 2016.

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Cost Saving Ideas Aug - Dec 2015

Identify "Missing Information"

When clients submit only part of a Missing Information (MI) request, there is no way for the Texas Works Advisors to mark the task as "partially completed" in the queue. Create a way in TIERS to differentiate a partial MI from a new MI, such as having a red envelope for partial and white when a new MI is received. [948]

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