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Reinsurance calculation message
This specification provides the definition of the Reinsurance calculation message (RECALC) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport.
1.1. Functional definition
RECALC is a generic message used in reinsurance environment to show various types of calculation that are either based on the loss ratio or on the technical result of a reinsurance contract or program, mainly in the area of commissions and commission adjustments and in stop loss claims. This message supports results shown in the RETACC message.
1.2. Field of application
The Reinsurance calculation message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry.
A reinsurance technical account (catered for in the RETACC message) is only acceptable by the receiver if certain figures are supported by specific calculations, in which the sender explains how he arrived at these figures. This message specifically caters for profit commissions, sliding scale commissions, loss participation, additional commissions profit related, and stop loss claims.
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1.
3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
3.1. Standard terms and definitions
See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2.
4. MESSAGE DEFINITION
4.1. Segment clarification
This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements.
0010 UNH, Message header
A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Reinsurance calculation message is RECALC.
Note: Reinsurance calculation messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UNH, composite S009:
0020 GEI, Processing information
A segment to give processing indicators relating to the whole message.
A group of segments to specify relevant parties for the whole transaction.
0040 NAD, Name and address
A segment to specify the name and address and the related function of the party involved.
0050 CTA, Contact information
A segment to identify a person or a department to whom communication should be directed.
0060 COM, Communication contact
A segment to identify a communication number of a department, or a person to whom communication should be directed.
0070 RFF, Reference
A segment to specify the reference of the party identified in the leading NAD segment.
0080 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to specify pertinent dates, times and periods relating to the whole message.
0090 FTX, Free text
A segment to provide descriptive information regarding the message, the reinsurance contract or the underlying contract.
A group of segments to identify the sections for which data are rendered, or to specify that data are reported at total contract level, or to give the formula used at this level as well as its relevant components.
0110 REL, Relationship
A segment to identify the direct relationship between the data contained in the segments of group 2.
0120 RFF, Reference
A segment to identify the section for which data are rendered.
0130 GEI, Processing information
A segment to specify indicators relating to the section.
0140 CUX, Currencies
A segment to specify the currency in which the amount of the MOA segment triggering group 4 will be expressed and used for calculation purposes.
0150 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to specify relevant years or periods, if data can be grouped under this criterion.
0160 QTY, Quantity
A segment to allow the identification of any figure used in the calculation.
0170 LOC, Place/location identification
A segment to identify the geographical scope to which the section data pertains.
0180 PCD, Percentage details
A segment to allow the identification of percentages used in the calculation.
0190 FTX, Free text
A segment to specify non-standard section information.
A group of segments used to group the amounts relating to the premium. loss. income, outgo or result breakdown.
0210 ARD, Monetary amount function
A segment to report amounts by their function.
A group of segments to report the amounts and additional information for these amounts.
0230 MOA, Monetary amount
A segment to specify amounts that are used in the calculation.
0240 GEI, Processing information
A segment to specify indicators which define the method of processing the related amount.
0250 PCD, Percentage details
A segment to specify the rate used for the calculation of the amount in the leading MOA segment, or to express the order percentage or the receiver's share percentage.
0260 FTX, Free text
A segment to give the loss name or more information about the amount given in the leading MOA segment.
0270 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to specify date, time or period relating to the amount given in the leading MOA segment.
A group of segments to allow references and, if required, the type of communication and date of an associated message to be given.
0290 RFF, Reference
A segment to specify references of the associated message or document.
0300 DTM, Date/time/period
A segment to give relevant date, time or period indications relating to the supported or supporting message or document.
0310 COM, Communication contact
A segment to specify the means by which the supported message or document has been, or will be transmitted.
0320 FTX, Free text
A segment to provide free text information regarding the document or message that is referenced.
A group of segments to report the amounts in the original currency when applicable, and the exchange rate used.
0340 CUX, Currencies
0350 MOA, Monetary amount
A segment to report the relevant monetary amount in the original currency.
0360 AJT, Adjustment details
A segment to identify the reason for an adjustment.
0370 UNT, Message trailer
A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UNH & UNT) and the control reference number of the message.
4.2. Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag)
4.3. Message structure
4.3.1. Segment table
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