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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AR97 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Modification to National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Telecommunication Standard Implementation Guide Version D.0 Enhancement (CMS-0039-P) 

This proposed rule would adopt enhancements to the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) Version D.0 Telecommunication Standard under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for conducting standard pharmacy claims transactions. It also proposes adoption of the NCPDP Script Standard as a HIPAA standard. These enhancements support requirements for the Medicare Part D program related to partial fills for controlled substances and Part D eligibility verification.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 45 CFR 162   
Legal Authority: HIPAA, Pub. L. 104-191   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Geanelle Herring
Health Insurance Specialist
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Office of Information Technology, MS: S2-26-17, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-4466