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NIST NCPDP Analysis - Suitability Assessment



Frank McKinney


This document completes the review of the NCPDP SCRIPT standard by reporting on several aspects related to its suitability as a standard to support Meaningful Use, including: completeness, correctness and internal consistency of the standard, ease of implementability for vendors and other entities building software to support Meaningful Use, including the quality of documentation and other materials associated with the standard and support for Meaningful Use requirements, including compatibility with other standards named for Meaningful Use.
Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR) - 11-946
Report Number


Meaningful Use, NCPDP Script


McKinney, F. (2011), NIST NCPDP Analysis - Suitability Assessment, Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed March 4, 2024)
Created August 31, 2011, Updated November 10, 2018