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

This variable is an indicator as to whether or not the pharmacy accepts electronic prescriptions (computer to computer).

Comments

This variable was new in 2012.

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
Y
Yes, pharmacy offers e-presribing.
N
No, pharmacy does not offer e-prescribing.
Null
This information has not been reported by the provider.