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X12 Release 005040

E20 Segment Header Information

To provide for grouping the data elements by segment ID value for the electronic form of the X12 standards
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
487
Maintenance Operation Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
1
Code indicating the type maintenance operation
Codes (6)
02
Segment ID Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code defining the segment ID of the data segment in error (See Appendix A - Number 77)
03
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
E2003 contains the segment title.
04
Note Identification Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
6
1
A number providing a reference to a segment or file which contains notes or comments related to X12 standards documentation
E2004 is the note ID number of the E40 segment which contains this segment's nonstandard comments. These comments are as they appear in the transaction set listings of the standards documentation.
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