EDI MEDPRE Specification:
The MEDPRE message is sent from a prescriber (issuer) ofprescriptions (healthcare professionals, i.e. physician,dentist, or veterinarian) to a dispensing agent (i.e. pharmacy)in order to allow the dispenser to deliver dispensedmedicines(s) for the treatment of a subject of care (patient,patient group, animal or animal group).
The MEDPRE message may also be sent via a relaying agent forstorage until it is requested by a dispenser. Copies of themessage may also be sent to parties entitled to receive a copy.
The MEDPRE message can also be used as a request for aprescription from a dispensing agent to a prescriber.
Accredited Standards Committee X12. ASC X12 Standard [Table Data].
Data Interchange Standards Association, Inc., Falls Church, VA.