REF Reference Identification

To specify identifying information

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
REF01
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
REF02
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
R0203: At least one of REF-02 or REF-03 is required
REF03
Description
String (AN)
Conditional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
REF04
Reference Identifier
Composite (composite)
Optional
1
01
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
-
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
02
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
50
-
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
03
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
-
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
P0304: If either C040-03 or C040-04 is present, then the other is required
04
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
50
-
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
05
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
-
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
P0506: If either C040-05 or C040-06 is present, then the other is required
06
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Conditional
1
50
-
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

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