Standards Data Maintenance

Public Review of Proposed NCPDP Standards Information

Public comments are solicited on proposed new standards and proposals to revise, reaffirm or withdraw approval of existing standards simultaneously with the NCPDP ballot period.

The NCPDP Public Review of Proposed NCPDP Standards period opens on Friday, June 11, 2021 and closes Monday, July 26, 2021. Should you wish to submit an Official Public Comment, the Council must receive your Official Public Comment no later than 5:00 p.m. PDT/ 6:00 p.m. MDT/ 7:00 p.m. CDT/ 8:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 26, 2021. New explanatory comments submitted with "Object with Reason" and "Accept with Comments" on a recirculated packet will be reviewed at the next scheduled Interim Joint Technical Work Group meeting, which will be held virtually on August 4-6, 2021 via Zoom.

Proposed NCPDP Standards Packet #WGMC0010R

Proposed NCPDP Standards Recirculation Packet #WGMC0010R
WGMC Maintenance and Control - Proposed NCPDP Standards Packet #WGMC0010R for enhancements to the Real-Time Prescription Benefit Standard Implementation Guide

This proposed packet contains the following requests from the listed DERFs:

  • DERF 1804 which requested the restructure of the patient universal patient identifiers for XML-based standards by adding an ECL supported qualifier (SCRIPT/Specialized/RTPB).
  • DERF 1808 which requested the addition of a new data element, Sex Assigned at Birth.

Approval of proposed packet #WGMC0010R would result in the release of the Real-Time Prescription Benefit Standard Implementation Guide Version 12.

Non-NCPDP Member Comments

$200.00 per comment period will be charged for Non-NCPDP members choosing to submit comments. This fee allows the non-member the ability to obtain copies of the NCPDP produced documents for that comment period.

The comment period includes documents for the proposed new or revised NCPDP Standards under consideration.

If you are not an NCPDP member but wish to supply comments to any or all of these proposals, please complete the registration form.

NCPDP Member Comments

If you are an NCPDP member, but not an NCPDP Consensus Group participant and wish to submit a comment, go to your MyNCPDP Member Portal. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Ballots.