Disqualified Recipient System (DRS) Interface

Created on: 
Oct 16 2017

See ACES Screens and Online Pages for an example of pages or screens used in this chapter.

What is the Disqualified Recipient System (DRS) interface?

A data interface between the Federal Government and ACES which contains information regarding Intentional Program Violations (IPV) in the Food Assistance Program.

How often does the Disqualified Recipient System (DRS) interface run?

DRS interface is a real time web service that is accessed via the electronic Disqualified Recipient System (eDRS).

Users can do a manual search to see if a client has an Intentional Program Violations (IPV) in the DRS. For more information, see Inquiry/Search - How do I complete an electronic Disqualified Recipient System (eDRS) search?

The system searches DRS for any IPV information during certain ACES 3G case actions. For more information, see How am I notified of an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) discrepancy through the Disqualified Recipient System (DRS) interface?

What is an Intentional Program Violation (IPV)?

An Intentional Program Violation (IPV) is defined in EA-Z Manual - WAC 388-446-0015 What is an Intentional program violation (IPV) and administrative disqualification hearings (ADH) for food assistance?

A person identified as having committed an IPV is not eligible to receive Basic Food for a specified period of time.

For more information, see:

Online Processing

How am I notified of an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) discrepancy through the Disqualified Recipient System (DRS) interface?

The system searches for any client discrepancy between DRS and information for the client that is on the Intentional Program Violation page in ACES 3G. This cross-match happens at Interview, Process Eligibility Review and/or Add a Person when processing in ACES 3G. 

  • If a discrepancy is found, the warning message icon displays in the Navigation tree next to the Sanction page. On the Sanction page in the Intentional Program Violation section, an interface cross-match icon displays next to the identified client with the discrepancy.
  1. To view the DRS IPV information for the client, click on the interface cross-match icon.

To complete a client search manually using eDRS, see Inquiry/Search - How do I complete an electronic Disqualified Recipient System (eDRS) search?

How is an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) disqualification entered into Disqualified Recipient System (DRS)?

To enter an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) disqualified client into Disqualified Recipient System (DRS), see Intentional Program Violation (IPV) - Basic Food  How is an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) disqualification entered in the Disqualified Recipient System (DRS)?

Mainframe Processing

This interface does not require any Mainframe processing. For more information, see Online Processing.

 

See ACES Screens and Online Pages for an example of pages or screens used in this chapter.