QS/1 is participating in the Surescripts Early Adopter program for the new National Council for Prescription Drug Program’s (NCPDP) SCRIPT standard version 2017071. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is working to implement the standard in early 2020. The NCPDP SCRIPT standard is used to securely exchange information among prescribers, dispensers, and Medicare prescription drug plans, including the 4.8 million e-prescriptions that Surescripts transmits each day. The new SCRIPT standard version 2017071 will include new features and transaction options that reduce confusion and replace manual processes. These updates will improve patient safety and prescription accuracy while making workflows between health care providers and pharmacies more efficient.