Wednesday, 1 August 2012

EDI 5010 Documentation – 837 Professional SE Transaction set Trailer

SE – Transaction Set Trailer


        

Loop Seg ID Segment Name Format Length Ref# Req Value
SE Transaction Set Trailer 2 R SE
Element Separator AN 1 *
SE01 Number of Included Segments N0 1/10 96 R See below for more information
Element Separator AN 1 *
SE02 Transaction Set Control Number AN 4/9 329 R The value should be same as of ST02 and BHT03
Segment Terminator ~

SE01-  Number of Included Segments
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

Example 1:

1. Download our first example
here
2. This example contains only one claim where Patient is the same as the insurer (Self).
3. As per the example, the value for this SEO1 is 32 as shown here.


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4. Now let us see how we arrived value 32.
5. Take a copy of the file EDI_837_5010_Usecase1 contains in the downloaded zip.
6. Open the file in
Notepad++ and Replace the string ~ with \n (Choose Extended Search mode in Notepad++) as shown here.

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7. Now there are 36 lines in the File
8. Remove the first line ISA and also in the bottom , remove SE, GE and IEA Lines.
9. Now it should show 32 lines. That’s how we arrived the value 32 for this SE01

Example 2:

1. Download our Second example here
2. This example contains only two claims.
3. As per the example, the value for this SEO1 is 57  as shown here.


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4. Now let us see how we arrived value 57.
5. Take a copy of the file EDI_837_5010_Usecase2 contains in the downloaded zip.
6. Open the file in
Notepad++ and Replace the string ~ with \n (Choose Extended Search mode in Notepad++) as shown here.

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7. Now there are 61 lines in the File
8. Remove the first line ISA and also in the bottom , remove SE, GE and IEA Lines.
9. Now it should show 57 lines. That’s how we arrived the value 57 for this SE01
If the value in SE01 is incorrect, the checking process ends and you will receive the error message:
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Envelope Error: Incorrect Message segment count
If there are other issues with the SE segment, the checking process ends and you will receive the error message:
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Envelope Error: Invalid Transaction Set Trailer



        

 

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2 comments:

  1. This is an excellent and very helpful post. One question, under step 8 you state to remove the SE segment, but if you do you only get 31 segments. I think you need to keep the SE segment in the count, which then gives 32. Correct?

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