New HEPCAT and HEIMS release
A new version of HEPCAT and HEIMS will be released to production on Wednesday 12 December 2018.
The key changes to this release include the addition of new and modifications to existing validations to support the removal of the 25% FEE-HELP Loan fee for Table B providers. Due to the passage of the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) changes - Sustainability Act in August.
The new HEPCAT and HEIMS validations are now available in the latest Release notes which are available from the Reporting with HEPCAT toolkit.
Please note that all providers will still need to install this latest version of HEPCAT, as you will not be able to report data using an earlier version of HEPCAT.
The Reporting with HEPCAT toolkit provides detailed instructions on how to install HEPCAT. Please follow the instructions for updating to the latest version of HEPCAT Application.
All HEIMS systems will be unavailable from 12pm AEDT 11 December 2018 for the application update. The new version of HEPCAT will be available for download on 12 December 2018.