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

For pharmacies that indicated they offer some level of durable medical equipment (DME) (see variable called DME_SRVC_IND), this variable identifies the type of DME services offered.

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.

Source: NCDPD DataQ™

CodeCode value
13
Site does not offer durable medical equipment (DME)
14
Site provides off-the-shelf non-custom DME but is not accredited
15
Site provides a full range of DME including custom items but is not accredited
16
Site is accredited to provide DME limited to pharmaceuticals and diabetic testing supplies
17
Site is accredited to provide DME limited to off-the-shelf non-custom products and pharmaceuticals
18
Site is accredited to provide a full range of DME including custom items and pharmaceuticals
Null
This information has not been reported by the pharmacy.