UNH MESSAGE HEADER

To head, identify and specify a message.
0062
MESSAGE REFERENCE NUMBER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Unique message reference assigned by the sender.
S009
MESSAGE IDENTIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Min: 1
  • Max: 1
Identification of the type, version, etc. of the message being interchanged.
0065
Message type
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a type of message and assigned by its controlling agency.
0052
Message version number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a message type.
0054
Message release number
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the current message version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
0057
Association assigned code
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code, assigned by the association responsible for the design and maintenance of the message type concerned, which further identifies the message.
0110
Code list directory version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Version number of the code list directory.
0113
Message type sub-function identification
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
Code identifying a sub-function of a message type.
0068
COMMON ACCESS REFERENCE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference serving as a key to relate all subsequent transfers of data to the same business case or file.
S010
STATUS OF THE TRANSFER
  • Conditional
  • Min: 0
  • Max: 1
Statement that the message is one in a sequence of transfers relating to the same topic.
0070
Sequence of transfers
  • Mandatory
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Number assigned by the sender indicating the transfer sequence of a message related to the same topic. The message could be an addition or a change to an earlier transfer related to the same topic.
0073
First and last transfer
  • Conditional
  • Type: a
  • Length: 1
Indication used for the first and last message in a sequence of messages related to the same topic.
S016
MESSAGE SUBSET IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Min: 0
  • Max: 1
Identification of a message subset by its identifier, version, release and source.
0115
Message subset identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of a message subset, assigned by its controlling agency.
0116
Message subset version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message subset.
0118
Message subset release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message subset version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S017
MESSAGE IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Min: 0
  • Max: 1
Identification of a message implementation guideline by its identifier, version, release and source.
0121
Message implementation guideline identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Coded identification of the message implementation guideline, assigned by its controlling agency.
0122
Message implementation guideline version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of the message implementation guideline.
0124
Message implementation guideline release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the message implementation guideline version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.
S018
SCENARIO IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Min: 0
  • Max: 1
Identification of a scenario.
0127
Scenario identification
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..14
Code identifying scenario.
0128
Scenario version number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Version number of a scenario.
0130
Scenario release number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Release number within the scenario version number.
0051
Controlling agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying a controlling agency.