ELM SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT DETAILS

To identify a simple data element and give related details.
9150
SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT TAG IDENTIFIER
  • Mandatory
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..4
To identify the tag of a simple data element.
9153
SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT CHARACTER REPRESENTATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the character representation of a simple data element.
9155
LENGTH TYPE CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of length.
9156
SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT MAXIMUM LENGTH MEASURE
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the value of the maximum length of a simple data element.
9158
SIMPLE DATA ELEMENT MINIMUM LENGTH MEASURE
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..3
To specify the value of the minimum length of a simple data element.
9161
CODE SET INDICATOR CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating whether a data element has an associated code set.
1507
DESIGNATED CLASS CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a designated class.
4513
MAINTENANCE OPERATION CODE
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying a maintenance operation.
6432
SIGNIFICANT DIGITS QUANTITY
  • Conditional
  • Type: n
  • Length: 0..2
Count of the number of significant digits.