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Applicable Value Set(s) and Starter Set(s)
Included in the Structured and Codified Sig Format of electronic prescribing transactions are elements, fields and values that are directly related to the prescriber's instructions for use.
The following elements of the Sig are required when Structured Sig is sent:
The following elements of the Sig are conditional (only required when prescriber specifies) when Structured Sig is sent:
The following elements of the Sig are required when Structured Sig is sent and when dose is to be calculated:
The SCRIPT 2017071 Observation element in the NewRx transaction supports the use of a patient's height, weight and other vital signs:
Both the prescriber and the pharmacy must have their systems configured for the transaction in order to facilitate successful exchange, including the ability to send or receive verify, status, or error transactions.
See NCPDP projects in the Interoperability Proving Ground.