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Action Code_CD

Name:Action Code_CD
Type:Conceptual Domain
Definition:Processing action requested.
Registration Authority:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Administrative Attributes
Responsible Organization:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Submitting Organization:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Steward Organization:National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
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Meaning Meaning Definition
Add Add - Member is being added as new member to the group and/or processor control number. If the member was previously in a different group and changes to a new one, this would be an add with a new effective date.
Change Change - One or more data elements for the member within the group is changing. This does not include changes to eligibility dates which are reinstating or terminating the member.
Purge Purge - Record is erroneous, remove from file. Not to be used to terminate. Only to be used to remove incorrect records.
Reinstate Reinstate - The member, within the group, was previously terminated. This transaction makes the member eligible again.
Terminate Terminate - The last day of coverage for the member, within the group. If the member is changing groups, the records are provided: (1) Terminate in previous group (2) Add in new group with or without lapse in coverage.
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utilizes NCPDP Action Code   
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