E30 Data Element Attributes

To provide the data element attributes for the electronic form of the X12 standards

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
E3001
Maintenance Operation Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
1
1
Code indicating the type maintenance operation
E3002
Data Element Reference Number
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
4
1
Reference number used to locate the data element in the Data Element Dictionary
E3003
Data Element Data Type
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code to identify the data element type as specified in the standard
E3004
Minimum Length
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
2
1
The minimum length attribute for a data element as specified in the standard document
E3005
Maximum Length
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
7
1
The maximum length attribute for a data element as specified in the standard document
E3006
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
E3006 is the data element title.
E3007
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
E3007 is the note ID number of the E40 segment which contains the data element definition.
E3008
Data Element Reference Number
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
1
4
1
Reference number used to locate the data element in the Data Element Dictionary
P0809: If either E30-08 or E30-09 is present, then the other is required
If E3008 is used, then E3002 indicates the data element number in which the industry code value is carried, and E3008 carries the data element number of the industry code list qualifier.
E3009
Code List Reference
String (AN)
Conditional
1
6
1
The reference to the code list table for the electronic form

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