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MIT Message Identification

To identify the beginning of a specific message and to allow the identification of a subject for the message.
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
127
Reference Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
MIT01 contains the message number.
02
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
-
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content.
MIT02 contains the message subject.
03
Page Width
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
3
-
Definition of the maximum number of characters per line that can be expected in the message text.
MIT03 default is 80 characters.
04
Page Length Lines
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
3
-
Definition of the maximum number of lines per page that can be expected in the message text.
MIT04 default is 66 lines.
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