Back to top
This variable is contained in the following files: Plan Characteristics File
Short SAS Name
SAS Name

Dollar amount of Part D rebate attributed to Part B premium reduction.


The width of this value changed from 12 to 8 in 2009.  The CCW constructs the Plan Characteristics File from information submitted by Part D 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.