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Question:

Which DAW code should be assigned to a prescription where the physician has approved the dispensing of a generic drug but the patient has requested the brand name medication?

A DAW 2
Explaination

DAW 2 is substitution allowed—patient re- quested product dispensed; DAW 0 is no product selection indicated; DAW 1 is substitution not allowed by provider; and DAW 3 is substitution allowed—pharmacist selected product dispensed.