BGF Beginning Segment for File Transfer Information

To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BGF01
Transaction Set Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
1
Code uniquely identifying a Transaction Set
BGF02
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
BGF03
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

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