On May 27, 2021, RSA announced that its RSA-911 Edit Checker is available year-round to VR agency staff with permission to submit the RSA-911 reports in the RSAMIS. Since WIOA data collection began in Program Year 2017, VR agencies have only been able to use the RSA-911 Edit Checker during the four 45-day reporting windows after each quarter. While VR agencies could conduct limited testing of RSA-911 files during these 180 days, RSA wanted to provide access to the RSA-911 Edit Checker outside of the reporting windows so that all VR agencies may securely test files at no cost and without officially submitting them. Year-round access to the RSA-911 Edit Checker should not only make reporting during the four 45-day reporting windows easier, but it should help to improve the quality of these data as VR agencies will have more opportunities for quality assurance.
We appreciate the support our colleagues at Idaho’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Wisconsin’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation who assisted us with testing this new feature. Please email RSAData@ed.gov with any questions or feedback.