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BGF Beginning Segment for File Transfer Information

To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
143
Transaction Set Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
1
Code identifying a Transaction Set
Codes (322)
02
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code identifying the Reference Identification
Codes (1904)
03
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

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