N1
Name .
Pos: 030 Max: 1
Heading - Optional
Loop: N1 Elements: 6
.

To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code Element Summary:

                     
  _Ref_ Id _________Element Name__________ Req Type Min/Max ___Usage___  
  N101 98 Entity Identifier Code M ID 2/3 Must use  
      Description: Code identifying an organizational entity, a physical location, property or an individual
      All valid standard codes are used.
  N102 93 Name C AN 1/60 Used  
      Description: Free-form name
  N103 66 Identification Code Qualifier C ID 1/2 Used  
      Description: Code designating the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
      All valid standard codes are used.
  N104 67 Identification Code C AN 2/80 Used  
      Description: Code identifying a party or other code
  N105 706 Entity Relationship Code O ID 2/2 Used  
      Description: Code describing entity relationship
      All valid standard codes are used.
  N106 98 Entity Identifier Code O ID 2/3 Used  
      Description: Code identifying an organizational entity, a physical location, property or an individual
      All valid standard codes are used.

Syntax:
1. N102 R0203 -- At least one of N102 or N103 is required.
2. N103 P0304 -- If either N103 or N104 are present, then the others are required.

Comments:
1. This segment, used alone, provides the most efficient method of providing organizational identification. To obtain this efficiency the "ID Code" (N104) must provide a key to the table maintained by the transaction processing party.
2. N105 and N106 further define the type of entity in N101.


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