Which Program is Right for You?

You may want to apply for VIPPS or Vet-VIPPS if you are a:

Independent Community-Based Pharmacy
A pharmacy with three or fewer stores, only licensed and doing business in its home state, receiving or facilitating orders to purchase prescription drugs over the Internet from patients located in the home state. (Schedule A)

Chain Drugstore, Mass Retailer, HMO Pharmacy, PBM Pharmacy
A pharmacy licensed in more than three states, receiving or facilitating orders to purchase prescription drugs over the Internet from patients in only those states in which the pharmacy is licensed.  (Schedule B)

Independent Pharmacy
A pharmacy with an Internet practice that is limited to one to three states (pharmacy only possesses one to three pharmacy licenses), receiving or facilitating orders to purchase prescription drugs over the Internet from patients located in only the three home states. (Schedule C)

You may want to apply for the NABP e-Advertiser Approval Program if you are a:

Pharmacy with Limited Online Presence
Brick-and-mortar pharmacy that is not engaged in any pharmacy or drug-related practice over the Internet or that is accepting only refill orders over the Internet from patients in the home state and is seeking to advertise pharmacy services or products online 

Drug Information Site
A website providing drug information

Pharmacy Information Site
A website providing links to or redirecting users to any other website engaged in pharmacy or drug-related practices

Physician’s Office
A website advertising a physician’s services relative to a prescription drug 

Wholesale Drug Distributor/Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
A website advertising the services of a wholesale drug distributor or pharmaceutical manufacturer

Disclaimer

NABP reserves the right to adjust category based upon a screening of the application submitted and review of the entity’s website.