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

This variable indicates whether the prescription was transmitted as an electronic prescription, by phone, by fax, or as a written paper copy.

Comments

This variable was new in 2010.

Source: PDE

CodeCode value
Null
Unknown
0
Not Specified
1
Written
2
Telephone
3
Electronic
4
Facsimile
5
Pharmacy