What is an EDI 186 Insurance Underwriting Requirements Reporting Document?

EDI 186 is an electronic document containing information that helps complete the insurance underwriting process. It is used to send and receive information about services provided by information providers for reporting results.

The transaction set can be used for the following purposes:

  • To convey the requirements of underwriting insurance
  • To complete the insurance underwriting process on individually underwritten life and health insurance

The data contents and format of EDI 186 Insurance Underwriting Requirements Reporting are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 186 Insurance Underwriting Requirements Reporting Document

EDI 186 falls under the category of X12N Insurance transaction sets. Information providers use the EDI transaction set to report the results of specific services to their trading partners. The information exchanged thus enables the completion of the insurance underwriting process.

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