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Mandatory/Required Field Check

The Mandatory/Required Field Check option checks that fields that are key fields or designated as required contain data. It can check one, a series, or all required entries in a file. If an entry lacks data in a required or key field, a report like the following is furnished:

Required-Field-Check  File: 16026     ZZPATIENT                PAGE 1
Entry                              DD-Number/Path    Field
3         DOE,JANE                 16026             SSN

If all required and key fields contain data, then the NO REQUIRED FIELD IS MISSING message is displayed.

You can store the results in a template.


Reviewed/Updated: March 4, 2007