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This variable is contained in the following files: Plan Characteristics File
SAS Name
PART_B_PREMIUM_REDUCTION_AMT

This variable is the dollar amount of Part D rebate attributed to Part B premium reduction.

Comments

The CCW constructs the Plan Characteristics File from information submitted by plan sponsors to CMS’s Health Plan Management System (HPMS). Employer and National Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) plans are waived from reporting Plan Benefit Package information.

For those plans that did not report, the value of this variable will be blank.

Source: CMS (HPMS Files)