BEN Beneficiary or Owner Information

To supply beneficiary, co-participant, and owner information

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BEN01
Primary or Contingent Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code identifying if the beneficiary is the primary beneficiary or the contingent beneficiary
BEN02
Percent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
1
Percentage expressed as a decimal
BEN02 is the percent of benefits that the beneficiary will receive.
BEN03
Individual Relationship Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the relationship between two individuals or entities
BEN04
Yes/No Condition or Response Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating a Yes or No condition or response
BEN04 is the employee signature on file indicator. A "Y" value indicates the employee signature has been obtained and is on file; an "N" value indicates the employee signature has not been obtained.
BEN05
Yes/No Condition or Response Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating a Yes or No condition or response
BEN05 is spouse signature on file indicator. A "Y" value indicates the spouse signature has been obtained and is on file; an "N" value indicates the spouse signature has not been obtained.
BEN06
Type of Account Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code defining the type of ownership

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