Maintenance Request Form - Wordbook

To ensure consistency within X12, certain terms, definitions, abbreviations and acronyms are adopted for organizational use and maintained in a corporate reference. Use this form to request maintenance to an existing term in the X12 Wordbook, or to request a new term.

Fields Marked with a * are required
*Submitter *Email *Phone
*Description of where or when the term is used related to X12 activities or work products (for new terms) or why the current term, definition, acronym, or synonym(s) needs to be modified (revisions)
*Type of Maintenance
  • If you selected "Add New Term" fill in the A word or group of words that describes a particular activity, item, entity, or event.term and The exact meaning of a word or phrase.definition fields. If applcable enter an An abbreviation formed from the initial letters, successive parts, or major parts of a compound term.acronym or a A word or phrase that means exactly or very nearly the same as another word or phrase.synonym.
  • If you selected "Modify Existing Term" enter the Term that you'd like to modify even if you aren't requesting a modification to the term itself. For the term's attributes, like definition, acronym, and synonym, you only need to enter an attribute on the form if you are proposing a modification to that attribute.
Acronym Synonym
If you are suggesting a new term with a definition defined or published by an external source, a citation is needed. Enter the source below.