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The purpose of the 2010BB N4 Payer City/State/Zip Code Segment is to provide the geographic place of the payer in the event the claim needs to be printed. The 4010 specifications for the N4 segment can be found below as it pertains to the 2010BB loop.
The 2010BB REF Payer Secondary Identification Segment is required if additional identification numbers are required to adjudicate the claim. The 4010 specifications for the REF segment can be found below as it pertains to the 2010BB loop.
The National Provider Identifier (NPI), is a unique, 10-position numeric identifier, issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for covered health care providers. Learn more about the answers to some of the more frequently asked questions.
A delimiter is simply a sequence of one or more characters used to separate two text strings. EDI standards describe a delimiter as a single character used to separate two data elements or to terminate a segment.
ASCII is the acronym for the American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Below is the ASCII character table for 128 characters.
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