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Question:

A prescriber writes in her own handwriting: “Brand Name Medically Necessary.” What DAW number should be assigned to the prescription?

A DAW 1
Explaination

DAW 1. DAW 0 5 no product selection indicated; DAW 1 5 substitution not allowed by provider; DAW 2 5 substitution allowed— patient requested product dispensed; and DAW 3 5 substitution allowed—pharmacist selected product dispensed.