Definitions for "ANSI X12"
American National Standards Institute X12 Committee - The committee sanctioned by ANSI for developing and maintaining U.S. standards for business-to-business electronic data interchange pertaining to trade transactions, with business-to-business defined broadly to include all organizations but excluding all individual consumers.
An international standard for EDI messages used primarily in the US, developed by the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
ANSI X12 is a numbered set of commercial EDI transactions defined by the American National Standards Institute's Accredited Standards Committee X12. These uniform rules for the interchange of business documents are defined for cross industry EDI use and are based upon the variable-length X12 standard.