BPA Beginning Segment for Price Authorization Acknowledgment/Status
To identify the beginning of a Price Authorization Acknowledgment/Status Transaction Set
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BPA02 is the price authorization status date.
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
P0304: If either BPA-03 or BPA-04 is present, then the other is required
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
Time expressed in 24-hour clock time as follows: HHMM, or HHMMSS, or HHMMSSD, or HHMMSSDD, where H = hours (00-23), M = minutes (00-59), S = integer seconds (00-59) and DD = decimal seconds; decimal seconds are expressed as follows: D = tenths (0-9) and DD = hundredths (00-99)
BPA05 is the price authorization status time.