Segments

Segment D96A/BGM

BEGINNING OF MESSAGE

To indicate the type and function of a message and to transmit the identifying number.

Segment structure

C002       DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NAME                    C
   1001    Document/message name, coded             C   an1..3
   1131    Code list qualifier                      C   an1..3
   3055    Code list responsible agency, coded      C   an1..3
   1000    Document/message name                    C   an1..35
1004       DOCUMENT/MESSAGE NUMBER                  C   an1..35
1225       MESSAGE FUNCTION, CODED                  C   an1..3
4343       RESPONSE TYPE, CODED                     C   an1..3