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This variable is contained in the following files: Part D Pharmacy Characteristics File
SAS Name
STATUS_340B_IND

This variable is an indicator as to whether or not the pharmacy offers some level of 340B service.

The 340B Program offers eligible safety net health care providers access to low-cost medications. Pharmacies must register to participate in this program.

Comments

This variable is new in 2012. This information is optional, and not required to be reported by pharmacies to NCPDP.

Additional details regarding the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) source data are available at: https://www.ncpdpdataq.org/dataQInfo/pages/dataQFiles.htm.

Additional information regarding the 340B Drug Pricing Program is available through hrsa.gov (see http://www.hrsa.gov/opa/).

Source: NCDPD DataQ™

CodeCode value
Y
Yes, pharmacy participates in a 340 B program
N
No, pharmacy does not participate in a 340 B program
Null
This information has not been reported by the pharmacy.