|Type||Standard / Implementation Specification||Standards Process Maturity||Implementation Maturity||Adoption Level||Federally required||Cost||Test Tool Availability|
|Limitations, Dependencies, and Preconditions for Consideration||Applicable Value Set(s) and Starter Set(s)|
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on 2017-11-20
The National Drug Code (NDC) should have an Adoption Level of 5 and Federally Required should be a Yes. It is mandated under HIPAA.
SNOMED is not currently used. NCPDP Standards would need to be modified to support SNOMED.
Medication Reference Terminology (MED-RT) is not currently used. NCPDP Standards would need to be modified to support MED-RT.
Submitted by Albert Taylor on 2017-12-11
Thank you for your comments. We acknowledge the federal requirement to include NDC on CMS 1500 claim form. With respect to adoption level, we would appreciate your comments on level of adoption and use of NDC within existing health IT systems.
Submitted by gdixon on 2018-09-12
Medications category should include code system for unit of measure to be complete (UCUM). A defined and limited value set of medication units of measure should be identified and available in VSAC