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N9 Reference Number

To transmit identifying numbers and descriptive information as specified by the reference number qualifier

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
128
Reference Number Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code qualifying the Reference Number.
Codes (755)
02
Reference Number
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
R0203: At least one of N9-02 or N9-03 is required
03
Free-form Description
String (AN)
Conditional
1
45
-
Free-form descriptive text.
04
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date (YYMMDD).
05
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
6
-
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time (HHMMSS) (Time range: 000000 through 235959)

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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.