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

This variable indicates the amount of the discount provided by the drug’s manufacturer under the Medicare Coverage Gap Discount Program, as calculated by CMS based on data reported in the PDE.

Comments

This variable is new in 2012.

Source: PDE