Relevant to: All Part D Plan Sponsors
The purpose of this memo is to share field updates to the new 2025 Prescription Drug Event (PDE) Final File Layouts, “PDE-Inbound-File-Layout-Final-20250101_Q4-2023.xlsx” and “PDEOutbound-File-Layout-Final-20250101_Q4-2023.xlsx,” which will become effective on January 1, On April 18, 2023, CMS released a memo, “New 2025 Prescription Drug Event (PDE) File Layouts (FINAL),”1 sharing the 2025 PDE Final File Layouts. In the April 2023 memo, it was noted that CMS would be issuing separate guidance regarding the operational implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which may include additional PDE File Layout updates. This memo describes one (1) new PDE field that we are adding, one (1) PDE field that we are updating, and three (3) PDE fields that we are removing in the attached updated 2025 PDE Final File Layouts. *Please note that the updates made to the 2025 PDE Final File Layouts since the April 18, 2023 publication, including updates to the Definition/Values column on both the HDR and DET tabs, are illustrated in the attachments as follows: 1) The updates that were made since April 18, 2023 which will become effective in 2025 are shown in red, bold, underlined text; and, 2) The updates that were made since April 18, 2023 which are currently in production are shown in black, bold, underlined text.