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This variable is contained in the following files: Plan Characteristics File
Short SAS Name
PRE_ICL_DAYS_INP_1M
SAS Name
PRE_ICL_DAYS_INP_1M

This variable identifies the number of days in a one month supply of a drug on this tier, when using an in-network pharmacy (INP) during the pre-initial coverage limit (ICL) phase of the Part D benefit.

Comments

This variable was new in 2007. 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.