NCA Nonconformance Action

To specify the action that is to be taken in response to a nonconformance condition.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
NCA01
Assigned Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
6
-
Alphanumeric characters assigned for differentiation within a transaction set.
NCA02
Nonconformance Resultant Response Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
-
Code identifying a response that is the result of a nonconformance situation.
Either NCA02 or NCA03 must be present.
NCA03
Description
String (AN)
Conditional
1
80
-
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content.
NCA03 describes the action that is to be undertaken.
NCA04
Quantity
Decimal number (R)
Conditional
1
10
-
Numeric value of quantity.
NCA04 is used to specify the quantity that is associated with NCA02 or NCA03.
If either NCA04 or NCA05 is present, the other is required.
NCA05
Unit of Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
-
Code identifying the basic unit of measurement.

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