E24 Data Element Sequence in a Segment or Composite

To provide the detail information related to the sequence of the data elements in a segment or composite for the electronic form of the X12 standards

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
E2401
Maintenance Operation Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
1
Code indicating the type maintenance operation
E2402
Position in Segment or Composite
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Relative position of the data element in the segment or composite definition; it is 1 for the data element immediately following the segment ID and is incremented by 1 for each succeeding element to the end of the segment or composite
E2403
Data Element Reference Number
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
4
1
Reference number used to locate the data element in the Data Element Dictionary
E2404
Requirement Designator
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
1
Requirement designator as specified in the standard or standards convention
If E2404 contains code "C", then the conditional relationship must be defined in the E22 segment.
E2405
Data Element Usage Type
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
A code that indicates the type of data element
E2406
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
E2406 contains segment syntax notes and comments.
E2407
Count
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
9
1
Occurrence counter
07 conveys the repetition designator for either the simple or composite data element being referenced in the E2407 instance.
E2407 shall not be used when referencing a component data element.
The absense of data in E2407 shall be interpreted to equal a repetition designator of one (1).

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