The generation page allows for file generation outside of the normal file transmission schedule. Files are typically generated from the generation page during file testing, open enrollment or if a manual file needs to be transmitted to the carrier to update eligibility in an emergency situation.
To generate a file and transmit to the carrier, you would simply hit the generate button.
Notify – Enter an email address in order to be notified when the file has been generated.
Generate Test File? – This option will generate a file without transmitting to the carrier. The function is intended to generate a test file to manually reviewing and verifying data elements. The test file will output 834 segments on a separate line in order to make the file easier to read.
Export only specific employees – This option will allow you to pull a file with specific employees to review. Simply start typing the last name in the search bar and select the employee to populate on the file. Selected names will populate on a list below the search bar.