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This variable is contained in the following files: Part D Drug Event File
Short SAS Name
LICS_AMT
SAS Name
LICS_AMT

This is the amount of cost sharing for the drug that was paid by the Part D low-income subsidy (LICS). This field contains plan-reported amounts per drug event; CMS uses this information to reconcile the prospective payments it makes to Part D plans for expected low-income cost sharing with the actual amounts incurred by the plans.

Comments

This variable comes directly from the original PDE.

Source: PDE