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This variable is the coinsurance percentage beneficiaries are charged by the plan for enhanced alternative plans that offer cost sharing during the deductible phase.

This variable is the dollar amount of Part D Initial Coverage Limit (ICL) applied by the Part D plan. If no ICL is applied this field is blank.

Indicates whether the plan benefit package is a stand-alone Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) that offers a basic benefit with a premium below the regional benchmark or de minimis amount. A beneficiary with a full (100%) low-income premium subsidy would pay no premium for this plan.

This variable indicates whether the plan choice was in the current or previous year. For beneficiaries where the variable CHOOSER = “Y”, this variable indicates whether the beneficiary made their Part D plan self-selection in the current year or the previous year.

This variable indicates that the beneficiary had one or more Part D enrollment transactions that span the reference year where the Enrollment Type Code indicates that the beneficiary made the plan selection (Enrollment Type Code of B or L).

This variable describes the type of Part D payment reinsurance demonstration, for plan benefit packages that are offered as such.

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (April).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (August).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (December).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (February).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (January).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (July).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (June).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (March).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (May).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (November).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (October).

This variable indicates if the beneficiary was enrolled in an employer-sponsored prescription drug plan that qualified for Part D’s retiree drug subsidy (RDS) for a given month (September).

Name of county in which the Part D plan benefit package (segment) provides coverage.

Indicates that the Part D plan benefit package (segment) covers only a portion of the county.

This variable is the stand alone prescription drug plan (PDP) or Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan (MA-PD) region code in which the plan benefit package provides coverage. Applies only to stand-alone PDPs and regional Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans.

This variable is the standard 5-digit Social Security Administration  (SSA) state and county code in which the Part D plan benefit package (segment) provides coverage.

This variable describes the type of special needs Part D plan (SNP) for applicable plan benefit packages.

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