Announcements

Check this page often for news about important program updates, training opportunities, and educational information.

Date Title
June 6, 2014 RDS Welcome Kit Now Available

CMS' RDS Center is pleased to announce the release of an RDS Welcome Kit to help new Account Managers, Authorized Representatives, Actuaries, and Designees become aquainted with the RDS Program and their role-specific tasks.

April 19, 2014 Cost Threshold and Cost Limit Amounts for Plan Years Ending in 2015, and the Parameters for Medicare Part D Plans in 2015

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 years that end in 2015, as well as the parameters for Medicare Part D plans in 2015.

April 19, 2014 Mandatory Payment Reduction in RDS Reconciliation Payments

CMS' RDS Center has published an important document, Mandatory Payment Reduction in CMS' Retiree Drug Subsidy Reconciliation Payments, in the Featured Content section of this website.

January 2, 2014 Reconciliation Webinar Series Recap Articles Available

Recap articles for the recent Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) Community Information Group (CIG) three-part Reconciliation Webinar Series are now available on the Event Highlights page.

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