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LCH: Location characteristic segment

The LCH segment is used to identify location characteristics which determine which patients will be assigned to the room or bed. It contains the location characteristics of the room or bed identified in the preceding LOC segment. There should be one LCH segment for each attribute.

SEQLENGTHDTOPTRPT / #TBL #NAME
LCH.1200PLR1Primary Key Value - LCH
LCH.23IDO10206Segment Action Code
LCH.380EIO1Segment Unique Key
LCH.480CER1Location Characteristic ID
LCH.580CER1Location Characteristic Value

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