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

This variable indicates if the PDE was processed by the Part D plan using pricing rules that differ from the plan's negotiated price. Most PDEs have missing values, indicating that they were obtained from in-network pharmacies.

Comments

Source: PDE

CodeCode value
M
Medicare is a secondary payer (MSP)
O
Out of network pharmacy
Blank
In-network pharmacy