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

This data element is used by CMS to identify PDE records that are compiled from non-standard sources.

The National Council for Prescription Drug Program (NCPDP) is the standard format in which plans receive data from pharmacies.

Comments

Source: PDE

CodeCode value
X
X12 837
B
Beneficiary submitted claim
C
Coordination of Benefits
P
Paper claim from provider
Blank
NCPDP electronic format