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

This variable is an indicator as to whether or not the pharmacy offers some level immunizations on-site.

Comments

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

Additional details regarding the National Councile 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 immunizations
N
No, pharmacy does not offer immunizations
Null
This information has not been reported by the pharmacy