Opening a Folder Containing EDI Files

The "Open Directory" function works only when the output mode is not "Screen" but "Data Export" or "Image File".

Follow the instructions below to open a batch of EDI files located in one folder.

1. Make sure the "Printer" or "Image File" mode is selected in the "Output Mode" box. The Output mode defines the destination where the result file will be sent to.

Note: You cannot display a batch of EDI files on screen in a preview window, it is possible only for one file. See Processing a Payment Advice File.

The "Output Mode" options

Note: If you select the "Image File" format for the first time, you need to define the image options. See Doing Image Setup.

2. Go to File arrow Open Directory in the main menu.

The "Open Directory" menu
3. Browse for the folder containing EDI files. Click on that folder and then click "OK."

Note: Only claim files in "ANSI 835" format can be opened via the Claim Payment Master. The program will display an error message if you select a file in a different format.

Reference: ANSI 835 is the American National Standards Institutes Health Care Claims Payment and Remittances Advice Format.

The "Browse for Folder" popup

4. Click on the "Run" button to send all files from the folder to the destination.

Note: The pre-defined settings will be applied. To print the files to image, configure the settings. See also: Configuring Program OptionsDoing Image Setup.

The "Run" buttons

5. The displayed "Processing Results" popup will report about operation results.

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