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

This is the amount of any payment by other third-party payers that reduces the beneficiary’s liability for the PDE but does not count towards Part D’s true out-of-pocket (TrOOP) requirement.  Examples include payments by group health plans, worker's compensation, and governmental programs like the Veterans Administration and TRICARE.


This variable comes directly from the original PDE.

Source: PDE