Implementing versioning

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Description Implement versioning
Version as of
Application Pega Product Composer for Healthcare
Capability/Industry Area Healthcare

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Versioning in PCS[edit]

In Pega Product Composer for Healthcare, entities such as a benefit or plan can undergo changes in their life cycle. Workflows of these entities generally progress at different times in discrete phases. During a phase, user might need to allocate a different set of data or enforce different business rules. In these situations, user can represent the changes to an entity in time blocks. Each time block of an entity is a version.

The time block used in PCS are effective dates and these dates drive versioning for all entities in PCS.

Users can find detailed explanation about how versioning works in PCS at

What affects versioning[edit]

On the metadata screen of all entities, we have two properties

1) Effective date

2) End date

These two dates are the core properties driving the versioning logic in PCS.

There is a centralized

Design inputs, how to plan versioning and updates[edit]

Extend versioning in PCS[edit]

There is a centralized data page "D_NewVersion" which drives the versioning for all entities in


Understanding the configuration options available for the versioning logic is extremely critical for the implementation team. With this knowledge, the implementation team can act as informed advisor to the business team throughout the life of the project. Not only that, the implementation team can also facilitate and deliver quick results if the business team wants to extend the versioning logic to properties beyond the effective dates, without breaking any guardrails and being in compliance with Pega's best practices.