The November 2018 Work Group meeting recaps are now available online.

    The document provides an overview of the discussion and recommendations from each of the work group meetings, as well as those of MC Maintenance and Control, which reviewed 30 new and pended Data Element Request Forms (DERFs).
     
    ECL DERFs approved at the November 2018 Work Group meeting will be published in the January 2019 External Code List. All other approved DERFs will be held to be released for the February 2019 ballot period.

    The eight August 2018 ballots were successfully adjudicated in November and will result in the publication of the following standards:

    • Telecommunication Standard Implementation Guide Version F4;
    • Post Adjudication Standard Implementation Guide Version 49;
    • Audit Transaction Standard Implementation Guide Version 34;
    • Retiree Drug Subsidy Version 22;
    • Prior Authorization Transfer Version 23;
    • Benefit Integration Version 14;
    • Uniform Healthcare Payer Data Standard Implementation Guide Version 26;
    • Prescription Transfer Standard Implementation Guide Version 37;
    • Financial Information Reporting Implementation Guide Version 15;
    • Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) Reporting Standard Implementation Guide Version 10;
    • Structured and Codified Sig Implementation Guide Version 2.2;
    • Formulary and Benefit Standard Version 52;
    • SCRIPT Standard Implementation Guide Version 2019011;
    • Specialized Implementation Guide Version 2019011;
    • XML Standard Version 2019011; and the
    • Specialty Pharmacy Data Reporting Standard Implementation Guide Version 11
    Since these ballots were approved, there will be no ballot recirculation.

    More information about NCPDP Work Groups is available online.

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