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MedPAC > Recommendations > Realigning incentives in Medicare Part D (3)

Realigning incentives in Medicare Part D (3)

June 15, 2020

Concurrent with our recommended changes to the benefit design, the Secretary should:

  • Allow plans to establish preferred and nonpreferred tiers for specialty-tier drugs.
  • Recalibrate Part D’s risk adjusters to reflect the higher benefit liability that plans bear under the new benefit structure.

Appeared in: June 2020 - Chapter 5

Topics: Beneficiaries and coverage and Drugs, Devices, and Tests.