Assignment Add Implementation Guide

Assignment Add Services are used to assign a task or project to be completed. This includes original assignment, reassignment, assignment changes, and assignment cancellations. These messages apply to Vehicle Damage and Imaging, Rental, Glass, Property Damage, Tow and Subrogation Demand.

Common Recommendations

The following recommendations are common to all Assignment Add implementations 

Implementation / Use CasePurpose Link
 <AdminInfo> AggregateAn aggregate of information that describes the data common to administrative information regarding the parties associated with the document Admin Info IG
 <Party> Aggregate This identifies the type of party.  For the list of values/codes see the Party Type tab in the CIECA Master Code List  Party IG
<VehicleInfo> Aggregate
 An aggregate of information detailing specific information about a vehicle that is directly related to a claim. Private passenger and commercial vehicles are referenced in this specificationVehicle IG
<DocumentInfo> Aggregate An aggregate that contains all of the identifying information about the specific message document.  A message must have a document information segment. The maximum occurrence for a Document Information aggregate is once.Document Info IG
 <AssignmentEvent> How to store the history of an assignment/reassignment with multiple Assignment Events Assignment Event IG
<VehicleDamageAssignment> How to document multiple instances of assignment memoVehicle Damage Assignment IG
 Control Environmental Reporting Assignment Recommendations for sending control environment reporting information with an assignmentCER IG
 Scan Information Scan Information for an AssignmentSCAN IG
 Prior Damage Documentation How to send pre-condition photos or documents of unrelated prior damage to appraiser See Attachment IG

Business Use Case / Specific Recommendations

The following Implementation Guides are used to show how the collision industry shares data with the Assignment Add Message.  The recommended data is suggestions from the industry; you and your trading partner should decide the data you will pass that falls under the BMS Guidelines.

Implementation / Use CasePurpose Link
 Appraisal Requirements
How to send Appraisal RequirementsAppraisal Requirements IG
Glass AssignmentAssignment to a glass repair providerGlass Assignment IG
Glass ReassignmentTo reassign a task from one glass repairer to anotherGlass Reassignment IG
Indicate Receiver for an AssignmentHow to indicate the receiver of a loss assignmentIndicate Receiver IG
Vehicle Damage Reassignment How to send a reassignment/re-dispatch message (change working Appraiser)?
It was decided by the committee to cancel the assignment and create a new assignment instead of using a reassignment.
Rental Car AssignmentAssignment to a rental car providerRental Assignment IG
Subrogation AssignmentAssignment to a subrogation providerSubrogation Assignment IG
Subrogation Assignment Lite Assignment with a lite version of the aggregatesSubrogation Assignment Lite IG
Subrogation Assignment Party IdentificationHow to identify Parties of SubrogationSubrogation Assignment Party IG
Subrogation Assignment to an Investigative Vendor Information recommended to be sent to an Investigation VendorSubrogation Assignment to Investigative Vendor IG
Subrogation Assignment to a Subrogation VendorInformation recommended to be sent to a Subrogation VendorSubrogation Assignment to Subrogation Vendor IG
Subrogation Assignment to Dispute VendorInformation recommended to be sent to Dispute VendorSubrogation Assignment to Dispute Vendor IG
Subrogation Assignment to Alternative Dispute VendorInformation recommended to be sent to Alternative Dispute VendorSubrogation Assignment to Alternative Dispute Vendor IG
Towing AssignmentAssignment to a towing provider Towing Assignment IG
Total Loss IndicatorHow to indicate a possible or potential total loss on an assignment Total Loss Indicator IG
Update Administrative DataHow to update administrative data in an assignment addUpdate Admin Data IG
Vehicle Damage AssignmentAssignment to a repairer or appraiser to prepare and estimateVehicle Damage Assignment IG