Announcements

January 6, 2022

Due to unforeseen circumstances the New RDS Secure Website Launch Webinar originally scheduled for January 7, 2022, has been postponed until Friday, January 14, 2022, from 2:00PM EST – 3:00PM EST. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. 

December 28, 2021

You’re invited! Join us on Friday Jan 14th, 2022 to learn about the changes that are coming to the Secure Website.

The New RDS Secure Website Launch Webinar is intended for all RDS participants with active Secure Website accounts, including Plan Sponsors and Vendors who use the RDS Secure Website. During the webinar, CMS’ RDS Center will discuss the major changes and enhancements that are coming to the new RDS Secure Website in early 2022. 

December 21, 2021

S.610 - Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act, enacted on December 10, 2021, further extends the ending date of the sequestration suspension period from December 31, 2021 to March 31, 2022, and further defines changes to the mandatory payment reduction percentage through Fiscal Year 2030.

December 21, 2021

As you saw in our first announcement, we’re redesigning the RDS Secure Website! Get excited, because we’re launching the new, modern Secure Website in early 2022!

We’d love to show you around the new site, so REGISTER for our Webinar on January 14th: The New RDS Secure Website Launch. We’ll review the biggest changes coming so you can feel comfortable and confident when the new site goes live.

December 8, 2021

We’re redesigning the RDS Secure Website and will launch the new site in EARLY 2022! Please watch our short Sneak Peek videos to preview the new site and some of the new features.

November 23, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS') Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) Center has an exciting announcement for the user community: In early 2022, we are launching a brand new RDS Secure Website redesign! In preparation for the new Secure Website launch, CMS’ RDS Center will continue to provide users with up-to-date information.

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The Secure Website Modernization page is a library of information that offers support and reference materials to RDS Secure Website users for the new design of the RDS Secure Website.

You are invited to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) Event: The New RDS Secure Website Launch Webinar on Friday, January 7, 2022 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. This event is intended for all RDS participants with active Secure Website accounts. During the webinar, CMS’ RDS Center will discuss the major enhancements and modifications being introduced with the release of the new RDS Secure Website, currently scheduled to go live early in 2022. 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS') Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) Center has an exciting announcement for the user community: In early 2022, we are launching a brand new RDS Secure Website redesign! 

The RDS Quick Start Guides page is a library of one-page process diagrams illustrating how to complete various tasks within the RDS Secure Website. The first two Quick Start Guide entries address activating and resetting Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for your RDS Secure Website user account.

Activating and maintaining Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for your RDS Secure Website user account is critical to ensuring your Plan Sponsor meets its Application and Reconciliation Deadlines and experiences all the benefits of participating in the RDS Program. If you have a new device that you need to sync to the RDS Secure Website, or your current MFA is no longer working, you’ll need to reset MFA. For detailed guidance on how to reset MFA, refer to the instructions associated with the type of device you are using.

CMS’ RDS Center would like to remind RDS Secure Website users that it is a violation of Federal law to share or transfer user accounts or login and password information.

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