Area Transaction Set

Area Transaction Set (Electronic Data Interchange) Definition Area Transaction Set in Electronic Data Interchange means a predefined area within a transaction set (header, detail or summary) that contains segments and their attributes. As we know, a transaction can be divided into four information sections – envelope, header, detail, and summary. For EDI document transmission special segments Read More →

EDI X12 Message

EDI X12 Message Typical Structure in Brief In the previous posts in our blog we have already written about EDI X12 standard in general. Today we will try to explain typical structure of the EDI X12 message and we take 837 Healthcare Claim (HIPAA) release version 4010 document as an example. General notes about EDI X12 file Read More →

997 FA

997 FA Segments description The description of 997 FA segments continues our previous post where we spoke about 997 FA basic definition and recoinciliation. Below you will find the main 997 FA segments, their description and purpose. AK1: This 997 FA segment refers to the (GS) group level of the original document. AK101 is equal to Read More →

EDI Segments Usage

EDI Segments Usage – Mandatory/Optional EDI Segments Usage depends on partner specifications agreed during testing and setting stage. When business partners discuss the list of EDI documents they are going to use in their relationship, they set specific rules to electronic data interchange process. EDI specifications include the fields and the segments one trading partner will Read More →

edi segments

EDI Segment definition and example EDI Segment is a combination of the coherent elements or compound data grouped for representing useful information. For example, segment can contain information about product, its color, size, weight, volume etc. EDI Segment can be met in a document once or several times. In an EDI document, each section is described Read More →

EDI Envelope

EDI Envelope: Digital Information Package EDI Envelope serves to deliver electronic transactions to a receiving company’s business system. EDI Envelope can include multiple business transaction sets in the same way multiple paper purchase order documents can be physically grouped, stuffed, and mailed together to a receiver. EDI Envelope is the digital package that contains EDI documentation Read More →

edi interchange

EDI Interchange definition and structure EDI Interchange is a structured according to the X12 rules data set which companies sent to each other via EDI. EDI Interchange means more than a simple document – it is a documents package (though sometimes it can contain only one group with one document). We will use the term Read More →