dataQ™ 3.0 Files
Providing healthcare stakeholders with the most comprehensive,
verified pharmacy database available.
National Council for Prescription Drug programs (NCPDP) significantly enhanced its dataQ™ database
to dataQ 3.0. This new and advanced pharmacy database solution provides healthcare
stakeholders with an unparalleled level of detailed pharmacy information in the
industry. In addition to adding more data files, we have added four new tables so
that you can obtain information specific to state license ID’s, change of
ownership, pharmacy services and remittance and reconciliation information.
Whether you subscribe to a routine file or need live data, dataQ 3.0’s reliably
current data is based on an incomparable verification processes by a team of experts
100% focused on pharmacies. It enables pharmacies, PBMs (Pharmacy Benefit Managers),
health plans and other stakeholders to have improved pharmacy database accuracy
for claims adjudication – streamlining their electronic claims processing.
The database facilitates pharmacy network development and credentialing, data validation,
drug utilization monitoring, drug recalls, new product launches, rebate processing
and market research/analysis.
Standard or Custom Subscription Access
Available with varying subscription and administrative levels, dataQ 3.0 monthly
or weekly files are available for an annual license fee, which depends on the intended
use of the data and the purchasers type of business. Full, standard access is popular
for clients who prefer to receive all available information, while other stakeholders
appreciate the flexibility of purchasing a customized subscription with only those
data sets specific to their needs. Ask us today what
might be right for you.
Data fields include:
- Physical and mailing addresses, phone and fax number for over 75,000 chain, independent,
military/government, franchise, compound and specialty pharmacies in the U.S. Even
non-pharmacy prescription drug dispensers are included, such as urgent or emergency
care facilities, dispensing physician practices, etc.
- The NPI (National Provider Identifier) number
- Parent organization and other relationship information
- Payment center (remittance) information
- Specialty class, such as compounding or specialty pharmacy, community pharmacy,
mail order pharmacy, durable medical equipment, etc.
- Hours of operation and languages spoken
We didn’t stop there. Need just a specific state pharmacy or real-time data
to troubleshoot and verify current data issues? Authorized subscribers can generate
custom reports through dataQ OnDemand™ –
a robust, intuitive web-based program with extensive search and reporting capabilities,
or access real-time pharmacy records via the optional dataQ
WebConnect™ online solution.
dataQ WebConnect also allows instant download of license and certification documentation,
such as state pharmacy licenses, DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) certificates and
NPI (National Provider Identifier) confirmations.
Who uses dataQ™?
NCPDP works closely with:
- Payers, including large/small Health Plans
- PSAOs (pharmacy system administrative
and other third party contracting organizations)
- Independent, chain and franchise pharmacies
- Claims clearinghouses and switches;
- Pharmaceutical manufacturers and other companies
that market to pharmacies
- Healthcare informatics and drug utilization
review organizations; and
- Vendors and other healthcare solution providers
such as value-added resellers (VARS), ePrescribing and electronic medical records
(EMR) system vendors