Industry News

  1. Universal Patient Identifier Guidance

    NCPDP recently published the Universal Patient Identifier Guidance document. This document provides guidance on the possible use of a universal patient identifier(s) within the NCPDP Standards. It is available on the NCPDP website on its own web page under Resources.

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  2. QuantityUnitOfMeasure Values Sunset Implementation Recommendations

    The WG11 Harmonization of Prescribing and Dispensing Units Task Group was tasked with determining a standard approach to harmonize product package size units used within prescribing, dispensing, adjudication, clinical and rebate systems to promote patient safety, improve the patient experience, and prevent financial and audit risks.

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  3. Participation Requested - 2019 CAQH Pharmacy Services Index

    PBMs/Payers/Processors:  NCPDP is collaborating with CAQH on its 2019 CAQH Pharmacy Services Index. Data collection has begun and will end August 23rd.

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  4. Refer a Pharmacy Student to Attend an NCPDP WG Meeting

    NCPDP would like to provide pharmacy students the opportunity to learn more about the industry standards development process and what we do, as NCPDP members, to affect industry change.

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  5. July 2019 Data Dictionary and External Code List Now Available

    The July 2019 Data Dictionary and External Code List (ECL) is published and available to members via the Member Portal on the NCPDP website or to non-members designated as a proxy by a member.

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