CTH Beginning Segment for Contract Transaction Set
To indicate the beginning of the Contract and Rebate Management Transaction Set and transmit identifying contract information
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
Code identifying the expected resultant type of contract action or current type of contract action
Code identifying the Reference Identification
P0405: If either CTH-04 or CTH-05 is present, then the other is required
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
CTH06 is the date the transaction set was created in the business application system.
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)
CTH07 is the time the transaction was created within the business application system.
Code indicating the administrative level to which the contract pertains
Code identifying the date basis for contract dates
P0910: If either CTH-09 or CTH-10 is present, then the other is required
Code identifying an organizational entity, a physical location, property or an individual
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
CTH11 allows for additional description about this contract.