Attestation of Prescription Drug Event (PDE) Data and Direct and Indirect Remuneration (DIR) Data related to the 2018 Reopening

Relevant to: All Part D Plan Sponsors, PACE

On May 18, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released the memo “Guidance for the Part D Payment Reconciliation Reopening for Calendar Year 2018,” which announced a global reopening of the 2018 Part D payment reconciliation. Since this is a global reopening, all Part D sponsors that were active in 2018 (including PACE organizations) must sign the Attestation of Data Relating to CMS Payment to a Medicare Part D Sponsor. The attestation will be available through the Health Plan Management System (“HPMS”) on November 3, 2023. Part D sponsors must electronically sign the attestation in HPMS by noon ET, November 10, 2023.

See the full guidance for more information.