BTR Beginning Segment for Test Results

To indicate the beginning of a test results transaction set

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BTR01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
If BTR01 equals "01", "02", "03", "04", "05", "18" or "19", then BTR06 is required to identify the original test report reference number transmitted.
BTR02
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BTR02 is the date that this transaction set was created by the sending party.
BTR03
Time
Time (TM)
Optional
4
8
1
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)
BTR03 is the time that this transaction set was created by the sending party.
BTR04
Report Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the title or contents of a document, report or supporting item
BTR05
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BTR05 specifies test results report reference number created by the sending party.
BTR06
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BTR07
Security Level Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the level of confidentiality assigned by the sender to the information following
BTR08
Hierarchical Structure Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
4
4
1
Code indicating the hierarchical application structure of a transaction set that utilizes the HL segment to define the structure of the transaction set

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