Description: Custom Fields are a way to add any additional required information that is not already listed in one of the DCI form wizards. The Custom Field Definitions feature is in the Settings module and allows the organization to customize fields.

Role Required: Super User

Permission Required: Custom Field Admin Permission

Add Custom Field

  1. Log in with your personal profile
  2. Select Settings from the main menu
  3. Select Custom Field Definitions from the submenu
  4. Click Actions button
  5. Click Add New Custom Field from the actions dropdown
  6. Complete the Add New Custom Field form wizard
  7. Click Save
  8. Click Yes in the confirmation alert window

View, Edit, Search, or Export for a Custom Field

  1. Log in with your personal profile
  2. Select Settings from the main menu
  3. Select Custom Field Definitions from the submenu
  4. Enter search criteria in the filters and select the Search button
    1. The table below the search box will update based on the search criteria
    2. Optionally, select the Export button to export
      1. If there are more than 30 custom field definitions, scroll to the bottom of the page and allow DCI to lazy load all custom field definitions. Then scroll back up and click Export. This will export the entire list.
  5. View a Custom Field Definition by clicking anywhere in the row to open the Custom Field details page
  6. Select Actions button
  7. Select Edit Custom Field from the actions dropdown
  8. Make edits in the Edit Custom Field form wizard
  9. Click Save
  10. Click Yes in the confirmation alert window

Custom Fields Values

Description: Custom Fields Values can also be added for individual items via the object details page using the Add/Edit wizard or using the Edit Custom Field Values wizard.

Role Required: Super User, or role that has access to the object being edited/viewed

Permission Required: Permission that has access to the object being edited/viewed

View or Edit Custom Field Values for Object

  1. Log in to personal profile
  2. Navigate to the desired details page by selecting an object (i.e., Client, Region, Goal, etc.)
  3. Select the Custom Fields tab beneath the details
    1. View the Custom Fields table where the values can be viewed and filtered
  4. Click Actions, then click Edit Custom Field Values
    1. All custom fields that exist in the system will appear in the wizard. All fields are optional.
    2. If the Custom Field has a default value, it will display in the form field
    3. Hover over the tooltip icon to read help text
    4. Hover over the question mark icon to see whether or not the field is required for EDI
  5. Click Save
  6. Click Yes in the confirmation alert window

*Please note: Users who have access to the Report Module can view Custom Field Values across multiple items on the Custom Field Values Report. The results can be compared to the appropriate item type report using Excel formulas, such as a Vlookup formula. For example, to see all custom field values for Employee Profiles, the user would run a Custom Field Values Report and an Employee Report and compare the Item Id on the Custom Field Values Report to the Profile Id column on the Employees Report.

Custom Fields can be created for:

  • Client Profile

  • Employee Profile

  • Funding Source

  • Authorization

  • Residential Program

  • Day Program

  • Case Worker Profile

  • Group Service

  • Parenting Program

  • Guardian

  • Cost Center

  • Service Code

  • Regions

  • Client Funding Account

  • Employee Service Account

  • Client Service Account

  • Plan Of Care

  • Goal

  • Task

  • Note

  • Batches

  • EVV Locations

  • Entries

  • Vendor Service Account - FI Mode Only

  • Vendor Profiles - FI Mode Only