What is an EDI 157 Notice of Power of Attorney?

An EDI 157 is an electronic document containing information about the power of attorney. Usually exchanged between government entities, the transaction set is exchanged for the following purposes:

  • To notify government entities about the existence of a power of attorney
  • To acknowledge a power of attorney or its cancellation
  • To provide information about its applicability

The data contents and format of EDI 157 Notice of Power of Attorney are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 157 Notice of Power of Attorney

Governmental organizations, agencies, and decision makers use the EDI 157 Notice of Power of Attorney transaction set to send and receive information regarding the status of the power of attorney. EDI 157 falls under the category of X12G Government transaction sets.

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