Overview: The National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, Inc. (NCPDP), an ANSI-Accredited Standards Development Organization, creates and promotes standards for the transfer of data to and from the pharmacy services sector of the healthcare industry. NCPDP comprises over 1,300 members representing various sectors of the pharmacy services industry. The organization provides a forum and support wherein members develop and maintain NCPDP standards through a consensus building process. NCPDP also offers industry resources, including educational opportunities and database services.
Specifications: Standards are available at the following web page: http://www.ncpdp.org/standards_info.aspx
IPR Policy: See Article XVI of the Bylaws, available at: http://www.ncpdp.org/PDF/Bylaws.pdf
Current Status: Active
Last Updated: June 28, 2013