This is a Part D Characteristics file. This file includes beneficiary-level information for participants in the Part D Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program, provided by the CMS Part D plan sponsors.
Eligibles include those with multiple chronic disease, those taking multiple Part D drugs and are likely to have expenditures exceeding a specified level as described by federal regulations. Details on the MTM program and full eligibility can be found on the CMS website. Part D plans may also expand their program beyond the minimum level set by CMS.
The goals of the program include optimizing outcomes from the use of Part D medications and reducing the risk of adverse drug events.
Resources: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Prescription-Drug-Coverage/PrescriptionDrugCovContra/MTM.html, see in particular the annual Plan MTM Fact Sheets in the download sections.