M.G.L. c. 12C, § 16(a) requires that CHIA “consider the effect of drug rebates and other price concessions in the aggregate without disclosure of any product or manufacturer-specific rebate or price concession information, and without limiting or otherwise affecting the confidential or proprietary nature of any rebate or price” when detailing cost growth trends in its annual report.
All prescription drug rebate data will be submitted by using a pre-formatted Excel template. Reports are required to be submitted through https://chiasubmissions.chia.state.ma.us, CHIA’s web-based transaction service. For more information on this transaction service, please see CHIA Submissions and INET Questions and Answers. Please refer to the CHIA Submissions User Guide for further information.
Payers must submit data annually in accordance with regulation 957 CMR 2.00 and related administrative bulletins. For more information on filing deadlines and regulatory guidance, please refer to Regulation 957 CMR 2.00 (Payer Data Reporting) and the latest Administrative Bulletins.
For questions specifically related to prescription drug rebate reporting, please email Lauren Coakley at Lauren.Coakley@chiamass.gov. Please include the subject line "Prescription Drug Rebate Data Submission."