248 Account Assignment/Inquiry and Service/Status

Functional Group SU

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Account Assignment/Inquiry and Service/Status Transaction Set (248) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used for two-way, multi-transactional purposes of assigning accounts for collection, reporting status inquiries and inquiry responses and to update accounts between entities.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To define the business hierarchical structure of the transaction set and identify the business application purpose and reference data, i.e., number, date, and time

  3. NM1 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 2
    1. To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity

      The NM1 loop will contain only information pertaining to the Credit Grantor and the Agency.
    2. To specify additional names

    3. To specify the location of the named party

    4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

    5. To specify identifying information

    6. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. HL Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To identify dependencies among and the content of hierarchically related groups of data segments

      The HL loop will contain parent-child (subordinate) data relationships pertaining to the debtor and/or any association to the debtor.
    2. To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity

      The NM1 segment will contain only information pertaining to the debtor and/or any subordinate association to the debtor.
    3. To specify additional names

    4. To specify the location of the named party

    5. To specify the geographic place of the named party

    6. To specify identifying information

    7. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

    8. To supply demographic information

    9. To provide type and amount of income obtained

    10. To describe employment position

    11. To identify the specific monetary balances associated with a particular account

    12. DTP Loop Optional
      Repeat >1
      1. To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period

      2. To report the status, required action, and paid information of a claim or service line

      3. To specify interest rate and type and the applicable time period

      4. To indicate the total monetary amount

      5. To specify account information

      6. To specify identifying information

  2. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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