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This variable is contained in the following files: Plan Characteristics File
Short SAS Name
PRE_ICL_DRUG_TYPE_TIER_01 - PRE_ICL_DRUG_TYPE_TIER_07

Each digit indicates the type of drug (e.g., "Generic", "Brand", etc.) included on the Part D formulary tier 1 through Tier 7 for the pre-initial coverage phase. A tier may include multiple drug types.

CodeCode value
1 in 1
Non-Preferred Brand
1 in 2
Generic
1 in 3
Preferred Generic
1 in 4
Non-Preferred Generic
1 in 5
Brand
1 in 6
Preferred Brand
All 9's
Not Applicable