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Part D Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Files

Medicare

Description

Our Part D Medication Therapy Management (MTM) files have the following data on medication therapies for participants enrolled in CMS's Part D MTM program:

  • beneficiary demographics;
  • drug recommendations;
  • drug reviews;
  • enrollment dates;
  • plan enrollment; and
  • provider characteristics.

NOTE: The Part D MTM program aims to ensure that, under Part D plan providers, CMS-covered "Part D drugs are used to optimize therapeutic outcomes through improved medication use" and reduce "the risk of adverse events" (CMS 2018 Part D MTM Fact Sheet).

Variables Summary

The table below lists variable categories for and some key variables in Part D MTM data. For a comprehensive list of variables, review the Part D MTM data dictionary.

Dates

Comprehensive Mediation Review Dates, Enrollment Date, File Year, Program Opt-out Date

Demographics

Beneficiary Identification Number, Beneficiary Identified as Cognitively Impaired

Drugs

Comprehensive Medication Review Delivery Method, Comprehensive Medication Review Received, Drug-therapy Problems Resolved, Drug-therapy Recommendations, Program Opt-out Reason

Eligibility & Enrollment

Beneficiary Target Criteria, Part D Plan ID

Provider

Comprehensive Medication Review Provider Type, Long Term Care Residence

Years Available

2013 - 2018

Data Dictionary Link

Visit the Data Documentation Page

NIA Surveys Offering MTM

HRS, NSHAP, PT, RADC, WLS

NIA Surveys Not Offering MTM

BLSA, CE, HABC, LLFS, NHAS, NHATS, NLTCS, PSAD, PSID, UAS, UFOVT

Additional Resources

Part D Drug Event (PDE) Files