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This variable is contained in the following files: Part D Pharmacy Characteristics File
SAS Name

This variable is an indicator as to whether or not the pharmacy offers some level of 340B service.

The 340B Program offers eligible safety net health care providers access to low-cost medications. Pharmacies must register to participate in this program.


This variable is new in 2012. This information is optional, and not required to be reported by pharmacies to NCPDP.

Additional details regarding the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) source data are available at:

Additional information regarding the 340B Drug Pricing Program is available through (see

Source: NCDPD DataQ™

CodeCode value
Yes, pharmacy participates in a 340 B program
No, pharmacy does not participate in a 340 B program
This information has not been reported by the pharmacy.