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a plus sign (+) for an addition
an asterisk (*) for an amendment to structure
a hash sign (#) for changes to names
a vertical bar (|) for changes to text for descriptions and
a minus sign (-) for marked for deletion (within either
batch and interactive messages)
a X sign (X) for marked for deletion (within both batch
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4295 Change reason description code [B]
Desc: Code specifying the reason for a change.
AA Member attribute change
An attribute of a member of a group has changed.
In an other country.
AC Member category change
The member or benefits category has changed.
Subject has died.
Subject is disabled.
AF Early retirement
Retirement before the normal retirement age.
Subject is incurring hardship.
AH Ill health
Subject has ill health.
AI Leaving employer
Subject is leaving employer.
AJ Leaving industry
Person is leaving, or has left, an identified industry.
AK Level/rate table change
The insurance level/rate table has changed.
AL Normal retirement
Subject has retired at the normal retirement age.
Reason differs from any of the other coded values.
Subject has been retrenched from work.
Subject has resigned from work.
AP Member status change
The member status has changed.
AQ Alternate quantity and unit of measurement
AR Article out of assortment for particular company
Item normally part of a suppliers standard assortment
but is unavailable for a specific buyer due to legal or
AS Article out of assortment
Article normally part of a standard assortment is
AT Item not ordered
Code indicating the item or product was not ordered.
AU No delivery due to outstanding payments
Delivery of an item was stopped due to outstanding
deliveries which have not yet been paid.
AV Out of inventory
Item is out of inventory.
AW Quantity adjustment
Code indicating that the reason for the quantity
variance is because of adjustments.
AX National pricing authority agreement is final
Code to indicate that the national pricing authority
agreement for a price is final.
AY Sale location different
Sold in a different sales location.
BA Damaged goods
A change resulting from damaged goods.
BD Blueprint deviation
BQ Balancing quantity
Amount needed to resolve difference between ordered and
DC Date change
EV Estimated quantity
GU Gross volume per pack and unit of measure
GW Gross weight per pack
LD Length difference
MC Pack/size measure difference
Description to be provided.
PC Pack difference
PD Pack dimension difference
Description to be provided.
PQ Pack quantity
PS Product/services ID change
PW Pack weight difference
PZ Pack size difference
QO Quantity ordered
QP Quantity based on price qualifier
QT Quantity price break
SC Size difference
UM Unit of measure difference
UP Unit price
WD Width difference
WO Weight qualifier/gross weight per package
WP Inadvertent error
An inadvertent error in recording a quantity.
WQ Over shipped
A shipped quantity greater than the ordered or invoiced
ZZZ Mutually defined
Data Element Cross Reference
DataElement 4295 is used in the following Batch Composite Elements:
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