NetCIL CARES Act Configuration and Reporting
Applies to: NetCIL
The CARES Act of 2020 has impacted
reporting requirements for the HHS 704. Beginning with version 2.04, NetCIL
Manager has the capability to properly report or exclude CARES data on the HHS
704, once your NetCIL system is properly configured and data is collected. The
following instructions describe the steps that must be taken.
that you are using version 2.04 of NetCIL Manager. If you’re
using NetCIL on an Amazon virtual server, your software is updated by us.
If you’re running NetCIL Manager on your own
systems, you may need to manually update; Recent changes to our
application-delivery servers mean that you may not automatically receive
the “New Version Available” message when you launch the NetCIL Manager
application. Current versions of all NetCIL applications are available in
the downloads section of the NetCIL website: https://netcil.com/Downloads.aspx
NetCIL Manager, and if you have not done so already, select Config.. Grants:
- Enter a
CARES grant record as shown below, and ensure
that you specify CARES in the Department field. The Grant Name field
contains the text that will be displayed in dropdown boxes on NetCIL
forms. If you previously entered a CARES grant record, simply edit it and ensure that the Department field is set to
- You can
enter as many CARES grant records as you wish; Only one is required.
NetCIL Client, enter a grant intake record for all consumers who receive
CARES act benefits ($Grants/Progs button on the People form). The intake
date is for your own reference. Leave the Inactive Date field blank.
recording the provision of services for both consumers and
non-consumers, enter records via
the Notes or the Referrals form, and specify Grant Type as shown in this
NetCIL Manager, select 704 Report from the reports
dropdown list, and set other parameters as desired. Service records for
the specified period will either be included or excluded from the report
based upon your selections.
2.04 allows you to specifically exclude CARES grant recipients and
services, but it also allows you to selectively include or exclude any
number of grants when generating a 704 report. To do so, uncheck the All Grants box and, while holding the Ctrl key, select
grants from the list as shown below.
If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact us.
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