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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 durable medical equipment (DME).


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:

Source: NCDPD DataQ™

CodeCode value
Yes, pharmacy offers DME
No, pharmacy does not offer DME
This information has not been reported by the pharmacy.