Damn ... I can't believe you are making me look back at the document. :P

X12 811 ... it uses the same type for incoming and outgoing.  The IBM guy
said it was VERY weird that they did that.  Apparently Anderson Consulting
designed the whole system for NY DMV ... he blamed a lot of the weirdness in
the whole system on that fact. :)

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay peasley" <jpeasley@mail.ncats.net>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: EDI at midrange sites - Off Topic??


> Adam,
>
> Just curious, are you doing insurance EDI in AL3 or ANSI X.12? Acord level
3 is pretty easy to pick up on.
>
> Jay
>
> >We are doing an EDI project right now.
> >
> >We are going live on Commercial Auto in New York in January.  NY DMV
> >requires all changes to policies to be updated via EDI within 7 days of
> >modification.
> >
> >We contracted IBM to write a C middleware program that grabs the
appropriate
> >data and saves it to a file on the AS/400.  We have a PC that can go to
the
> >directory where the file is via Netserver.  The PC will pull down the
file
> >everyday and the ProEDI software program (we went that route because it
was
> >$2K for the windows version as opposed to 10K for the Linux version or
25K
> >for the AS/400 version) will massage the data, connect to NY DMV and send
> >the data up, as well as check the mailbox for any incoming requests they
> >have.
> >
> >The IBM people we have working on it are VERY good.  My super and I are
> >thoroughly impressed.  They even gave us the choice of 3 different
languages
> >we could of had the program written in.  Plus, IBM had to read the NY DMV
> >EDI specs and understand it all.  We couldn't helpthem on that end.
Mucho
> >Kudos to IBM.
> >
> >Adam Lang
> >Systems Engineer
> >Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
> >http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
>
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