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ICH Individual Characteristics

To provide personal information on an individual

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
609
Count
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
9
1
Occurrence counter
ICH01 specifies the chronological age.
02
Date Time Period Format Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
3
1
Code indicating the date format, time format, or date and time format
P0203: If either ICH-02 or ICH-03 is present, then the other is required
Codes (42)
03
Date Time Period
String (AN)
Conditional
1
35
1
Expression of a date, a time, or range of dates, times or dates and times
ICH03 specifies an individual's date of birth.
04
Gender Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating the sex of the individual
Codes (9)
05
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
ICH05 specifies an individual's social security number.
06
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
ICH06 specifies an individual's driver's license number.
07
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the Standard State/Province as defined by appropriate government agency
ICH07 specifies an individual's driver's license state.
08
Occupation Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
4
6
1
Code identifying the occupation of an individual
09
Individual Relationship Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the relationship between two individuals or entities
ICH09 specifies an individual's relationship to the policyholder.
Codes (155)
10
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
ICH10 describes injuries the individual received.
11
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
ICH11 describes how the individual was transported to the place he/she was taken. It can also be used to describe "Other Political Party" if ICH12 is present and contains the value "OT".
12
Political Party Affiliation Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying a political party affiliation
Codes (20)

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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.