The ASC is responsible for developing, maintaining, and interpreting X12 standards eligible for submission as American National Standards or UN/EDIFACT International Electronic Data Interchange Standards. The ASC also publishes technical reports based on the X12 standards it develops and maintains
X12 has two committees, the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) and Registered Standards Committee (RSC).
Accredited Standards Committee
The leadership group of the ASC, an Advisory Committee to the Board. Oversees operational activities related to the development and publication of EDI standards developed under the X12 brand that are, or could be, endorsed by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as American National Standards (ANS).
Responsible for specific matters related to due process and procedural oversight. This includes ensuring compliance with ASC policies and procedures, authority over all procedural matters conducted under the oversight of the Steering Committee, and oversight of work intended for submission to the ANSI.
Chartered to make recommendations to the Steering Committee concerning the policies and procedures of the ASC. All actions of P&P are subject to review and approval by the Steering Committee.
The ASC is organized into various subcommittees based on their different and sometimes complementary focus.
Registered Standards Committee (RSC)
The RSC is responsible for establishing, developing, maintaining, and interpreting X12 work products that align with X12’s mission and meet the established needs of various industry sectors but are not intended for submission as American National Standards.
The RSC is organized into subcommittees based on different areas of focus.