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This variable is contained in the following files: Part D Drug Event File
Short SAS Name
DSPNSTCD
SAS Name
DSPNSTCD_STUS_CD

This field indicates how the pharmacy dispensed the complete quantity of the prescription. When the pharmacy partially fills a prescription, this field indicates a partial fill.

When the full quantity is dispensed at one time, this field is blank.

Comments

This variable has been retired, therefore the field is blank after 2010 service dates.

Source: PDE

CodeCode value
Blank
Not specified or presumably full quantity of prescription
P
Partial fill
C
Completion of partial fill