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BIA Beginning Segment for Inventory Inquiry/Advice

To indicate the beginning of an Inventory Inquiry/Advice Transaction Set

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
353
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
Codes (76)
02
Report Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code indicating the title or contents of a document, report or supporting item
Codes (570)
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
BIA03 identifies the number of the inquiry/advice that is transferred.
04
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BIA04 identifies the date of the inquiry/advice that is transferred.
05
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)
BIA05 identifies the time of the inquiry/advice that is transferred.
06
Action Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
2
1
Code indicating type of action
Codes (325)

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