Medicare Part D DIR: Direct and indirect remuneration explained

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By Deana Bell, Tracy A. Margiott | 29 January 2018
Direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) has grown to be an important provision which Medicare Part D plan sponsors use to reduce their claim liabilities and thus member premiums. As DIR continues to increase, it is important for Part D sponsors to consider the effect of potential regulatory changes on plans’ bottom lines and operations.