The HIPAA Claim Master can keep a log entry for each file that gets processed. This feature is especially helpful when the HIPAA Claim Master is run through automated processes. The log is essential in tracking errors and documentation.
To enable logs, check the "Keep a log of every file proccessed" checkbox under Setup Options Log.
To record the errors only in the log, check the "Record errors only in log" box displayed in the "Log" section.
Follow the instructions below to access the log files for your HIPAA Claim Master.
Click Logs Daily Logs in the main menu.
If there is a log file for the current day, it will be displayed. If not, the page will be blank. You can navigate to each date with the calendar control on top of the page.
Log files are simple text files, one for each day that are stored in date hashed folders. Alternatively, access the Logs folder in the following directory:
Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\HIPAAsuite\HIPAA Claim Master\Logs
For each day that the HIPAA Claim Master is used (If logs are enabled), there will be a log file which carries the name in the filename.
Within the directory, find a folder for the year you are looking log for. Then find a sub-folder for the necessary month with files for each day. Double-click a file which has the name equal to the necessary date. The log will look like this:
This entry is for a problem free file. Out of this entry you will get:
An entry with errors might look like the following:
The second entry shows a database export problem. The message contains details that allow tracking of the problem. In this case a carriage return was in the file between the 2 and the 4.