1. NABP Publication Highlights mL Dosing Recommendations

    Both 3rd and 4th quarter 2014 editions of National Pharmacy Compliance News published by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) highlights NCPDP's recommendations for standardized metric measurements on oral liquid medication labels.  The articles reference NCPDP's white paper outlining the recommendations, indicating it is well-aligned with recommendations of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). National Pharmacy Compliance News can be accessed at www.nabp.net under publications.

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  2. 2015 Pharmacy Outlook Article by NCPDP President

    The January 5, 2015 issue of Chain Drug Review included a 2015 outlook article by NCPDP President Lee Ann Stember. She is one of the pharmacy organization leaders invited each year to contribute to the publication's Pharmacy Outlook section.  In the article, she said NCPDP will be working to drive implementation of the full functionality in our standards, reignite industry collaboration at an executive level, and provide guidance on some of the most pressing industry issues, including drug diversion and a national strategy for prescription drug monitoring. 

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  3. NCPDP Provides Guidance at Historic FDA Meeting on Biosimilars

    John Klimek, R.Ph., NCPDP senior vice president of standards and industry information technology, addressed the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) meeting that met on Wednesday, January 7, to review and make a recommendation on what may be the first biosimilar to receive FDA approval in the U.S., and potentially develop a process for expedited approval of biosimilars. NCPDP spoke on the possible patient safety risks associated with deviating from using a different non-proprietary name than the innovator product for biosimilars. Read more.

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  4. Telecom Version D Editorial v28

    The Telecommunication Version D and Above Questions, Answers and Editorial Updates document (the Version D Editorial) reflects updates from the November work group meeting which includes a new chapter on Vaccine Services – Pharmacy Benefit Billing and Processing. Navigate under the Telecommunication Version D.0 banner to access the updated document.

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  5. SCRIPT Implementation Recommendations Updated

    The SCRIPT Implementation Recommendations document version 1.29 has been published.  Updates include recommendations from the November Work Group meeting, including:

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