Work Group Listing

  1. WG11 ePrescribing & Related Transactions

    Work Group 11 ePrescribing & Related Transactions develops standardized messages for prescribers, pharmacists, payers and/or other interested parties to exchange information related to a prescribing event or patient encounter.

  2. WG14 Long Term Post Acute Care (LTPAC)

    Work Group 14 Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC), in conjunction with the other Work Groups, guides and advises payers, processors, and providers of the long term care industry and institutional pharmacy programs and their agents on standards implementation and supports data processing initiatives.

  3. WG16 Property and Casualty/Workers' Compensation

    Work Group 16 Property and Casualty/Workers' Compensation will ascertain, monitor and analyze regulatory requirements to develop and recommend correlating fields to be supported in the Telecommunication Standard format; evaluate, and maintain a Property and Casualty/Workers’ Compensation standard paper claim form; proactively promote and educate pharmacy industry stakeholders and regulatory policy makers on the form and format standards found in Property and Casualty/Workers’ Compensation. This includes but is not limited to uniform billing, state reporting policies and the overall delivery of pharmacy services/care.

  4. WG18 Specialty Pharmacy

    Develops, monitors and maintains existing and new standards and guidance for the electronic exchange of data amongst providers, pharmacies, manufacturers, payers/processors and other stakeholders to facilitate patient access to specialty products and related business processes.

    The work group, in conjunction with other NCPDP Work Groups, guides and advises stakeholders on standards implementation and supports data processing initiatives.  The work group may request modifications to other NCPDP standards as necessary.

  5. WG45 External Standards Assessment, Harmonization and Implementation Guidance

    Work Group 45 External Standards Assessment, Harmonization and Implementation Guidance reviews, assesses and works to continually monitor the development of standards and/or operating rules by other Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and/or other Non-NCPDP entities that may impact the pharmacy industry. The Work Group

    • Communicates SDO and other external entities’ developments and identifies actions that may be needed by this or other NCPDP work groups. These include, but are not limited to, X12 Incorporated Implementation Guides, Health Level Seven International (HL7®) Standards, and International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS).     
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    • Develops and maintains guidelines for the pharmacy industry to accommodate pharmacy implementation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandated electronic data interchange (EDI) transactions and operating rules not developed by NCPDP as determined by the membership.
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    • Contributes to the development and maintenance of operating rules that impact the pharmacy industry.
    To this end, Work Group 45 External Standards Assessment, Harmonization and Implementation Guidance will collaborate with other SDOs, operating rules entities or other Non-NCPDP entities to provide the pharmacy perspective and represent the industry needs in the development of standards and guidelines.

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