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This variable is contained in the following files: MAX Prescription Drug File
Short SAS Name
SAS Name
NDC

NATIONAL DRUG CODE (NDC) FOR THIS SERVICE.

Comments

USER NOTE: THE 11-CHARACTER NDC CODE SHOULD BE LEFT JUSTIFIED AND BLANK-FILLED TO THE RIGHT. HOWEVER, USERS SHOULD CHECK THE 12-CHARACTER DATA ELEMENT FOR EACH STATE SINCE THERE ARE INSTANCES WHERE IT MAY BE RIGHT-JUSTIFIED OR CONTAIN AN IMBEDDED "0".

SOURCE: MSIS CLAIMS FILE: 'NATIONAL-DRUG-CODE'.