B-2400, Documentation Standards

Revision 11-4; Effective December 1, 2011

Documentation standards are contained in this handbook. Specific documentation and verification standards can be found in Appendix XVI, Documentation and Verification Guide. Appendix XVI provides documentation expectations and suggested sources for obtaining information that have proven to result in quality, accurate cases.

When supervisor approval is suggested, written or documented, verbal contact is acceptable. Requirements for documenting telephone contacts are contained in Appendix XVI.

Documentation standards include the date and name/signature of the MEPD eligibility specialist on all recording documents and case actions.

See Section B-8440, Streamlining Methods.