Assignment Change Implementation Guide

This is the message is to change work requests/services to another party.  This includes vehicle damage claims and glass repair requests.


Combined Environmental Reporting (CER) information is sent in the vehicle damage assignment. 

SCAN information is sent in the vehicle damage assignment.

Common Recommendations

The following recommendations are common to all Assignment Change 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
 Assignment Change Sync to Assignment Add
 How to identify the Assignment Add being ChangedAssignment Change sync to Assignment Add 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 Change 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
 Glass Assignment ChangeRecommended Data for Glass Assignment ChangeGlass Assignment Change IG
Rental Assignment Change to TerminateTermination is when the customer has already rented the vehicle and the number of days will be reduced to end the contract.  For a Termination, an Assignment change message is sent.Rental Assignment Change to Terminate IG
Rental Assignment Change to reduce daysHow to reduce the number of days of a rental assignmentRental Assignment Change to Reduce Days IG
Rental Assignment Change with new authorized coveragesShow new authorized coverage on an existing AssignmentRental Assignment Change with new coverages IG
Rental Assignment Change to cancel coverage Cancel coverage without cancelling the AssignmentRental Assignment Change to cancel coverages IG