AK4 Data Element Note

To report errors in a data element and to identify the location of the data element.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
AK401
Element Position in Segment
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
2
-
This is used to indicate the relative position of the data element in error in this data segment. The count starts with 1 for the data element immediately following the segment ID. This value is 0 for an error in the segment ID.
AK402
Data Element Reference Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
4
-
Reference number used to locate the Data Element Dictionary.
AK403
Data Element Syntax Error Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
3
-
Code indicating the error found after syntax edits of a data element.
AK404
Copy of Bad Data Element
String (AN)
Optional
1
99
-
This is a copy of the data element in error.

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