Medicare Part D Adjustments for 2018 (article)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have released the 2018 adjustments (note Attachment VI) for Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits.  The following are select modified limits relating to the standard drug benefit and the retiree drug subsidy.


Standard Benefit Design







Initial coverage limit



Out-of-pocket Threshold



Maximum Cost Sharing in Catastrophic Coverage Portion of Benefit:

· Generic/Preferred Multi-Source Drug

· Other







Retiree Drug Subsidy Amounts




Cost Threshold



Cost Limit




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