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What does NDC stand for?

NDC stands for National Drug Code

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com)-- PEPID, the leading provider of developer drug data and clinical decision support information and technology for healthcare systems and professionals, today announced it will now deliver the United States National Drug Code (NDC) database to health IT systems.
The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General has found that the Food and Drug Administration's National Drug Code Directory is incomplete and inaccurate, largely as a result of drug companies' failure to submit required data, though the FDA shares some blame.
To calculate these measures, the researchers identified all outpatient pharmacy claims for weekly and daily bisphosphonate therapy based on corresponding codes from the National Drug Code system, arrayed them temporally based on dispensing dates, and assessed days of therapy supplied for each script based on the quantity of pills dispensed.
These standards include: * the current version of the AMA's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT[R]), which includes the CPT codes and modifiers; * the Health Care Financing Administration Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS): * ICD-9-CM, Volumes 1, 2, and 3; * National Drug Codes (NDC); and * the ADA's Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature.