816 Organizational Relationships

Functional Group OR

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Organizational Relationships Transaction Set (816) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to transmit pertinent information about a parent organization, its members and the relationship of a member to another member, and/or to the parent organization. A parent organization could be an association, a multi-hospital system, a chain of retail stores, a holding company, etc. This transaction set can be used to convey the identity and relationship of members to a parent organization; identify eligibility to purchase under the terms and conditions negotiated by a parent organization on behalf of its members; and to update application databases.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Beginning of Hierarchical TransactionMandatory
Max 1
To define the business hierarchical structure of the transaction set and identify the business application purpose and reference data, i.e., number, date, and time
BHT03 and BHT04 are mandatory.
0300
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max 10
To specify pertinent dates and times
0350
Reference InformationOptional
Max 12
To specify identifying information
N1 Loop
Repeat >1
0400
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The N1 loop shall identify the transaction set issuer and optionally provide contact information if necessary.
0600
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
0700
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
0800
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 3
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
0900
Reference InformationOptional
Max 12
To specify identifying information

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
HL Loop
Repeat >1
0100
Hierarchical LevelMandatory
Max 1
To identify dependencies among and the content of hierarchically related groups of data segments
N1 Loop
Repeat >1
0200
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
N105, when used, defines the relationship of the entity designated in N102 or N104 to its parent organization.
0400
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
0500
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
0600
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max >1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
0700
Reference InformationOptional
Max 12
To specify identifying information
0800
Quantity InformationOptional
Max 5
To specify quantity information
0900
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max 10
To specify pertinent dates and times
0920
CalendarOptional
Max 10
To identify the calendar and working shift details for the plan or schedule
0950
Industry Code IdentificationOptional
Max >1
To identify standard industry codes
1000
Action or Status IndicatorOptional
Max 1
To indicate the action to be taken with the information provided or the status of the entity described
1100
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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