On Monday, April 1, 2019 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Cost Threshold and Cost Limit amounts that apply to Plan Sponsors participating in CMS' Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) Program, with qualified prescription drug plans that end in 2020, as well as the parameters for Medicare Part D plans in 2020.
CMS' RDS Center has published a list of statuses that an application can reflect throughout the RDS Program Lifecycle.
CMS' RDS Center is pleased to announce the addition of two new videos to the RDS TV library.
CMS' RDS Center will be performing system maintenance on the RDS Secure Website from Friday, December 7, 2018 at 8:00PM ET through Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8:00AM ET.
Effective Monday, December 10, 2018, all RDS Vendors submitting files to CMS' RDS Center via Connect:Direct should begin using the new file location for production retiree and cost files.
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.
CMS' RDS Center offers a number of tips for resolving errors when uploading a retiree file on the RDS Secure Website.
There are a number of conditions that must be met before Step 4: Finalize Covered Retirees can be completed.
The RDS Secure Website allows an individual to act in only one role at a time. If a Plan Sponsor wishes to assign a different role to a current user, it should keep a few things in mind.
Do you need to retrieve your RDS Secure Website Login ID, fix your email address, or enable your user account?
As part of the Plan Sponsor Agreement and in accordance with 42 C.F.R. §423.892 of Federal regulations, Plan Sponsors are required to provide CMS with notice at least 60 days prior to the anticipated effective date of a change of Plan Sponsor Name or EIN (i.e., a change of ownership).