Government of New Brunswick
 

Participating Providers

The following information is required on prescription receipts provided to NB Drug Plan members:

  • Name and address of the participating provider
  • Member name and address
  • Date the drug was dispensed
  • Prescription number and the number of refills remaining
  • Name of the prescriber
  • Drug name, strength, form, DIN or PIN
  • Quantity of the drug
  • Day supply of the drug (Effective November 1, 2014)
  • Co-payment amount
  • Total cost of the prescription
  • Drug cost* (Effective November 1, 2014)
  • Dispensing fee (Effective November 1, 2014)

* Drug cost is equal to the total prescription cost less the dispensing fee.

If a member chooses to pay for a prescription and submit the receipt for reimbursement

(instead of the pharmacy submitting the claim on their behalf) the following additional information must be provided to the member, either on the prescription receipt or separately:

  • Participating provider identification number
  • Prescriber license or registration number
  • Intervention or exception code

 

 

Non-Participating Providers

Non-participating providers are required to post a notice advising clients that they not participating in the NB Drug Plan. Prior to filling a prescription for an NB Drug Plan member, a non-participating provider is required to advise the member that they are not a participating provider and that they may charge the member an amount that is higher than the amount charged by a participating provider.

The following information is required on prescription receipts provided to NB Drug Plan members:

  • Name and address of the non-participating provider
  • Member name and address
  • Date the drug was dispensed
  • Prescription number and the number of refills remaining
  • Name of the prescriber
  • Drug name, strength, form, DIN or PIN
  • Quantity of the drug
  • Day supply of the drug (Effective November 1, 2014)
  • Total cost of the prescription
  • Drug cost* (Effective November 1, 2014)
  • Dispensing fee (Effective November 1, 2014)

* Drug cost is equal to the total prescription cost less the dispensing fee.

The following additional information must be provided to the NB Drug Plan member, either on the prescription receipt or separately:

  • Licence or accreditation number of the non-participating provider
  • Prescriber license or registration number
  • Intervention or exception code