BGM BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

To indicate the type and function of a message and to transmit the identifying number.
C002
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME
  • Conditional
  • Min: 0
  • Max: 1
Identification of a type of document/message by code or name. Code preferred.
1001
Document/message name, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Document/message identifier expressed in code.
1131
Code list qualifier
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Identification of a code list.
3055
Code list responsible agency, coded
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code identifying the agency responsible for a code list.
1000
Document/message name
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Plain language identifier specifying the function of a document/message.
C106
DOCUMENT/MESSAGE IDENTIFICATION
  • Conditional
  • Min: 0
  • Max: 1
Identification of a document/message by its number and eventually its version or revision.
1004
Document/message number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..35
Reference number assigned to the document/message by the issuer.
1056
Version
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..9
To specify the version number or name of an object.
1060
Revision number
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..6
To specify a revision number.
1225
MESSAGE FUNCTION, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code indicating the function of the message.
4343
RESPONSE TYPE, CODED
  • Conditional
  • Type: an
  • Length: 0..3
Code specifying the type of acknowledgment required or transmitted.