This means the pharmacist chose which brand of a drug to provide, even though a generic product option is available.
4 = Substitution allowed- generic drug not in stock.
This is the all-purpose override code and is used whenever an override is needed. This code means that the brand name must be dispensed due to state law.
If a prescription originally had a DAW #0, and has been refilled several times, can a refill be filled and processed with a DAW 2 Not rated yet If a prescription originally was with DAW 0 with 4 refills, example Synthroid, can a refill can be processed with DAW 2 even if was originally with the …
Medicaid, Chargebacks, and Geodon DAW 2 Not rated yet A doctor wrote a script for Geodon but did not specify brand medically necessary.
This is the same as a blank, it just means there are no special instructions.
It is used when there are no special product selection instructions required, such as when there is only one available product of this type.
This requires that the brand version of the product is dispensed.8 = "This happens sometimes where there is a shortage or the generic is recently approved but the manufacturer is not up to speed yet." (*Webmaster note: Thank you to the anonymous registered pharmacist from Minneapolis, MN who emailed in to correct this.)This could be due to a legal or license reason.9 = Other.
Another all-purpose code used whenever an existing code doesn't accurately describe the note required.
How does Omitting the DAW affect the insurance company, the pharmacy, and the patient?
Not rated yet How does ignoring DAW comments affect the insurance company.
My pharmacy gives me generic hydrocodone/APAP, it seems some generic brands are better than others. Physician: Why does Medicare Part B require "Dispense As Written" on a prescription for a generic medication?