Endorsing guide

(v1.10) Updated: 2 January 2016, see all updates

2.1 Standard Reimbursement Endorsements

Electronic claim messages with dm+d codes provide PSD with all of the standard endorsement information they require to make a payment. The table below should help you decide which information you need to apply electronically and then transfer to the paper form.  

Endorsement Electronic format Paper format
Packsize (PSZ) No The electronic message will contain the pack size information from the chosen dm+d code. Yes The chosen pack size, should be endorsed on the paper form if there is more than one pack available, as per normal practice, but is not required for the majority of Part 7 items.
Quantity Supplied (QSP) (where dispensed quantity differs from the prescribed) No The electronic message will contain the quantity entered/confirmed during the dispensing process. Yes The dispensed quantity should be endorsed on the paper form, as per normal practice (eg Q 60).
Manufacturer (MAN) No The electronic message will contain the manufacturer from the chosen dm+d code. Yes Manufacturer should be endorsed on the paper form, as per normal practice , but is not required for Part 7 items.
Brand (BRD) No The electronic message will contain the brand from the chosen dm+d code. Yes Brand should be endorsed on the paper form, as per normal practice , but is not required for Part 7 items.

 

These 3 letter endorsement codes in the first column are what can be seen in the electronic xml message (please see Appendix 2).