BR Beginning Segment for Material Management

To indicate the beginning of a material management transaction and transmit identifying numbers and dates

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BR01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
BR02
Transaction Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code specifying the type of transaction
BR03
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BR03 is the date of the transaction set preparation.
BR04
Identification Code
String (AN)
Conditional
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code
BR05
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code designating the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
C0504: If BR-05 is present, then BR-04 is required
BR06
Action Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating type of action
BR07
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
1
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
P0708: If either BR-07 or BR-08 is present, then the other is required
BR08
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BR09
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
8
1
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
BR09 is the time of the transaction set preparation
BR10
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
1
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
P1011: If either BR-10 or BR-11 is present, then the other is required
BR11
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

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