inX12 Release 005040
BHT Beginning of Hierarchical Transaction
To define the business hierarchical structure of the transaction set and identify the business application purpose and reference data, i.e., number, date, and time
Hierarchical Structure Code
Code indicating the hierarchical application structure of a transaction set that utilizes the HL segment to define the structure of the transaction set
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
BHT03 is the number assigned by the originator to identify the transaction within the originator's business application system.
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BHT04 is the date the transaction was created within the business application system.
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
BHT05 is the time the transaction was created within the business application system.
Transaction Type Code
Code specifying the type of transaction
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