Pointer to the DRUG file (#50).
Dispensed quantity. For most cases, this information
will be retrieved from the PRESCRIPTION file (#52). For the original fill it
will be the content of the QTY field (#7) and for the refills, field QTY (#1)
in the REFILL sub-file (#52.1).
This API returns two fields separated by up-arrow
("^") to be used when submitting electronic claims to 3rd party insurance
companies for the DRUG and DISPENSE QUANTITY passed in:
Piece 1: NCPDP BILLING QUANTITY = DISPENSE QUANTITY (passed in) X NCPDP
QUANTITY MULTIPLIER (field #83 in the DRUG file (#50)) with 3 decimal places.
Piece 2: NCPDP DISPENSE UNIT (field #82 in the DRUG file)
Notes: 1) This API can also return the following error "-1^INVALID DRUG"
2) The NCPDP DISPENSE UNIT is only returned if available.