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X12 Release 003040

ISA Interchange Control Header

To start and identify an interchange of one or more functional groups and interchange-related control segments
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
I01
Authorization Information Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code to identify the type of information in the Authorization Information.
Codes (6)
02
Authorization Information
String (AN)
Mandatory
10
10
-
Information used for additional identification or authorization of the sender or the data in the interchange. The type of information is set by the Authorization Information Qualifier.
03
Security Information Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code to identify the type of information in the Security Information.
Codes (2)
04
Security Information
String (AN)
Mandatory
10
10
-
This is used for identifying the security information about the sender or the data in the interchange. The type of information is set by the Security Information Qualifier.
05
Interchange ID Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Qualifier to designate the system/method of code structure used to designate the sender or receiver ID element being qualified.
Codes (23)
06
Interchange Sender ID
String (AN)
Mandatory
15
15
-
Identification code published by the sender for other parties to use as the receiver ID to route data to them. The sender always codes this number in the sender ID element.
07
Interchange ID Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Qualifier to designate the system/method of code structure used to designate the sender or receiver ID element being qualified.
Codes (23)
08
Interchange Receiver ID
String (AN)
Mandatory
15
15
-
Identification code published by the receiver of the data. When sending, it is used by the sender as their sending ID, thus other parties sending to them will use this as a receiving ID to route data to them.
09
Interchange Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Date of the interchange.
10
Interchange Time
Time (TM)
Mandatory
4
4
-
Time of the interchange.
11
Interchange Control Standards Identifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code to identify the agency responsible for the control standard used by the message that is enclosed by the interchange header and trailer.
Codes (1)
12
Interchange Control Version Number
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
5
5
-
This version number covers the interchange control segments.
Codes (8)
13
Interchange Control Number
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
9
9
-
This number uniquely identifies the interchange data to the sender. It is assigned by the sender. Together with the sender ID it uniquely identifies the interchange data to the receiver. It is suggested that the sender, receiver, and all third parties be able to maintain an audit trail of interchanges using this number.
14
Acknowledgment Requested
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code sent by the sender to request an interchange acknowledgment.
Codes (2)
15
Test Indicator
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
-
Code to indicate whether data enclosed by this interchange envelope is test or production.
Codes (2)
16
Subelement Separator
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
1
-
This is a field reserved for future expansion in separating data element subgroups. (In the interest of a migration to international standards, this must be different from the data element separator).
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