What causes the ePrescription to sent 99 for the
number of refills?
Problem or Issue
Whenever a prescription is sent with the PRN box checked (PRN => as needed), it sends 99 for the number of refills. The same is true for refill requests coming from the pharmacy.
you approve an ePrescribing refill request, you will be approving one more fill
than the number of refills listed. For example, if an Rx is renewed with 1
refill, this will authorize 2 total prescription fills by the pharmacy. If the
number of refills is zero, then only 1 Rx fill will occur. This corresponds to
standard conventions on written prescriptions, but is emphasized here for
Practice Partner translates refills>=99 as PRN (taken as needed) when sending back refill requests to pharmacies.
9.5.0 and higher