N.C. Medicaid has added the following feature to the list of acceptable features to meet characteristic #2 for tamper resistant prescription pads:
g. Dispense and refill number bordered by asterisks and optionally spelled out to prevent modification
The N.C. Medicaid Tamper Resistant Prescription Pads Guidance document was updated March 2, 2012 to reflect this change. The guidance document is attached to this email and is also available on the DMA website at http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dma/pharmacy/tamperpads.htm
Please contact the Division of Medical Assistance’s pharmacy program at 919-855-4300 if you have questions about this information.