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   The 4.00 Build Release Call will occur approximately 1 week before build 4.00.  The date and time for the call
   will be posted here once it has been scheduled.  
  
Recent Build Releases 

   Build 3.22.3 deployed Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - Click for build release notes
 
   Build 3.21 deployed Tuesday, March 26, 2019  - Click for build release notes

   Build 3.20 deployed Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Click for build release notes



Future SACWIS Builds
  *Please note that the following schedule is tentative and may change as our user community's needs evolve or we
    receive new state or federal mandates/directives. This list will be updated as changes occur.  
         
Future Build Number/ Tentative Date  Initiative NameInitiative Description
4.00
July 12, 2019
WAS9 Upgrade     Platform Upgrade.
Intermediate
Release
TBD
AA Program Funding
Source
Changes are being made to SACWIS to improve reporting
by ODJFS to the federal government.  
4.01
September 26, 2019
Family Case Plan/
Case Review/SAR
Redesign of Family Case Plan, Case Review, and SAR tools
in SACWIS.  The functionality of each work item will be
enhanced to improve the utility of entering case information
by being more intuitive and dynamic in the design.  
 SACWIS/SETS
Interface
Automation of the Child Support process.  After a child has
been in custody for 60 days the system will notify child
support and when payments are issued by SETS for a child in
custody the child’s client benefit will be updated.  
4.02
November 14, 2019
Recruitment Plans & 
Events Update
Recruitment Event functionality will be updated to include
person search for participants and the system will then create
a pending inquiry record based on this information.   
 AP SearchAP Search process will be enhanced to improve accuracy
and efficiency for verifying an individual 
as a match, while
ensuring CAPTA compliance.  
The process will be
streamlined to improve OFC 
staff workflow when processing
AP Search requests 
to allow recording and processing
of all requests for 
searches within SACWIS.   
 Medicaid
Enhancements
Enhancements will allow PCSAs to obtain or maintain
Manage Care Plan (MCP) coverage for children without
gaps or fee for service coverage, correct MCP enrollment
interruptions and prevent gaps in coverage when
Medicaid type changes, allow system to transmit additional
Authorized Representatives to the MCPs, allow the MCP
to distinguish between Authorized Representative and
Primary Information Person.  
4.03
January 2, 2020
PSA EnhancementsThe Protective Service Alert functionality will be updated to
make them more useful and visible. 
Some of the proposed
changes include improved 
workflow for out-of-state PSA
processing, removing 
the expiration date, displaying PSA
information on 
the Case Overview page when members
or 
associated persons have an active PSA.    
 Inquiry RedesignAt the request from agency users, the Inquiry functionality
is being enhanced to make it more user friendly.   
Last updated 6/7/2019
  

Contact Us:
 
SACWIS Project Main Line:  (614) 466-7233

SACWIS Help Desk:   SACWIS_HELP_DESK@jfs.ohio.gov
                                1-800-686-1580, option 3 then 5

 

Media Inquiries: http://jfs.ohio.gov/ocomm/index.stm