April 26, 2020

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Adjustments for 2021

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the 2021 adjustments (note Attachment V) for Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits.  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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