Authority/Reference(s) Texas Government Code 2261.257
Revision Date September 7, 2018

DFPS contract staff use IMPACT, CAPPS FIN, and SCOR to manage contracts throughout the contract lifecycle. The IMPACT system is supported by DFPS-IT, while the CAPPS FIN and SCOR systems are supported by HHS-IT.

Information Management Protecting Adults and Children in Texas (IMPACT)

IMPACT is a web-based application used to:

  • Assist DFPS staff with determination of client eligibility;
  • Provide case management and financial processing for DFPS; and,
  • Allow purchased client services to authorize and link to individual clients and provider agencies.

Each region/division have contract staff that are trained to use IMPACT.

Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System - Financials Module (CAPPS FIN)

CAPPS FIN is an application accessible via the HHS Enterprise Portal that is used to:

  • Enter and process requisitions for purchases/procurements;
  • Execute non-open enrollment contracts;
  • Process contract amendments, terminations and closeouts; and
  • Access financial reports and expenditure information.

System of Contract Operation and Reporting (SCOR)

SCOR is an application accessible via the HHS Enterprise Portal that is used to:

  • Provide one system of record for contract management and reporting;
  • Assist DFPS staff with tracking contractor performance and compliance;
  • Produce required contract reports for external stakeholders such as the Legislative Budget Board; and
  • Assist DFPS with implementation of contracting requirements as defined by the Texas Comptroller and State Legislature.