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EPIC History Correction (HCUP) packages that do not contain a “starting/ending indicator” are also known as residual EPIC History Correction packages.

Prior to starting a new HCUP package, the processor will “search” to determine if previous actions or HCUP packages exist. When there are no existing actions or packages the processor will start a new HCUP package. The residual HCUP packages are found when a processor receives a message indicating the “EPIC HCUP package already exists” after the search revealed no packages or actions.

The residual HCUP packages are created for a variety of reasons. The reasons include, but are not limited to:

Processors should coordinate the processing of actions to avoid conflicts; assure they are processing within the timeframes of the payroll/personnel processing cycle/schedule; and review/validate all actions prior to entering an action or HCUP package.

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Last Updated / Reviewed: October 09, 2020