E20 Segment Header Information

To provide for grouping the data elements by segment ID value for the electronic form of the X12 standards

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
E2001
Maintenance Operation Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
1
Code indicating the type maintenance operation
E2002
Segment ID Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code defining the segment ID of the data segment in error (See Appendix A - Number 77)
E2003
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
E2003 contains the segment title.
E2004
Note Identification Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
6
1
A number providing a reference to a segment or file which contains notes or comments related to X12 standards documentation
E2004 is the note ID number of the E40 segment which contains this segment's nonstandard comments. These comments are as they appear in the transaction set listings of the standards documentation.

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