MIT Message Identification

To identify the beginning of a specific message and to allow the identification of a subject for the message

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
MIT01
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
MIT01 contains the message number.
MIT02
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
MIT02 contains the message subject.
MIT03
Page Width
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
3
1
Definition of the maximum number of characters per line that can be expected in the message text
MIT03 default is 80 characters.
MIT04
Page Length Lines
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
3
1
Definition of the maximum number of lines per page that can be expected in the message text
MIT04 default is 66 lines.

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