MHMDS RECORD COUNT

Format/length: n7
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Definition:
This is a mandatory data element and is a count of records contained in the MHMDS file, including the IGS (Interface Gateway Service) Header and the IGS Trailer records.

Usage:
This data element is populated by the MHMDS Assembler program.
Recipients of MHMDS data are advised to recount and match this control count to ensure all records submitted are received.