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Data Elements Related to Health Care ID Card

Name: Health Care ID Card
Definition: The purpose of The NCPDP Guide is to provide parameters for utilizing an ANSI approved health care ID card standard which clearly and consistently defines the information and format required by the pharmacy provider.
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Card Purpose CodeCode to identify the reason the Health Care card is issued.
Health Care ID Card Qualifier CodeCodes that enable card issuers to include information such as effective dates of benefit coverage, cardholder address, dependent names and person codes, gender codes, dates of birth, etc. and support full implementation of machine-readable information on Healthcare ID Cards.
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