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BCI Basic Claim Information

To identify information basic to the processing of any claims transaction

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
1271
Industry Code
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code indicating a code from a specific industry code list
BCI01 is used to specify the line of insurance (i.e., line of business).
02
Insurance Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
3
1
Code identifying the type of insurance policy within a specific insurance program
Codes (47)
03
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BCI03 is used to specify the actual policy number.
04
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency
BCI04 is used to specify the state associated with the policy (i.e., policy's base state).
05
Date Time Period Format Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
1
Code indicating the date format, time format, or date and time format
P0506: If either BCI-05 or BCI-06 is present, then the other is required
Codes (42)
06
Date Time Period
String (AN)
Conditional
1
35
1
Expression of a date, a time, or range of dates, times or dates and times
BCI06 is used to specify the range of dates the policy was in effect.
07
Report Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the title or contents of a document, report or supporting item
Codes (541)
08
Currency Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
1
Code (Standard ISO) for country in whose currency the charges are specified
BCI08 is used to specify the currency specified in a contractual agreement of the policy.

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