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Data Element Name:  Transaction Code File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  48
Record Positions:  617 - 617 Format-Length:  A/N - 1
Effective Date:  1/1/1994 Revision Date:  January 1996
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The code, assigned by SPARCS, which identifies the transaction type of the record. This code is used in maintaining the SPARCS Master File. It is a conversion of the third digit of the Type of Bill (Data Element 47).

Codes and Values:
  1. "1" = Delete (Type of Bill third position code "8")
    "2" = Add (Type of Bill third position code "1")
    "3" = Correction (Type of Bill third position code "7")

Edit Applications:
  1. Not applicable - assigned by SPARCS.