Make sure your directory of e-prescribing physicians is up-to-date.
In order to send prescription renewal authorization requests
electronically to all eligible prescribers in your area, your
pharmacy software must be updated with a valid Surescripts Provider
Identifier (SPI) number for each prescriber activated for
electronic renewals. Your software vendor can provide this
information to you, usually electronically. However, you can
also generate an online report that will provide you with SPI
information for all prescribers activated for this service via the
Please enter your NCPDP ID, your zip code, and your preferred mile radius. You will then see the names and associated SPI information for each prescriber activated for electronic prescription renewals within the mile radius you selected. Note that in Part 2 of the report you will see a listing of physicians in that same mile radius that are enabled to send new prescriptions but are not yet activated for electronic renewals. You do not need to enter any information into your system for these prescribers however we thought you might be interested in seeing which prescribers are enabled to send you new prescriptions electronically.