One Year In: Sole Community Rural Independent Pharmacies and Medicare Part D (Findings Brief)


Describes the experiences of 51 rural independently-owned pharmacies that are the sole providers of pharmacy services in their community one year after implementation of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. A final report is also available.

Funded by the Office of Rural Health Policy: Cooperative Agreement for Rapid Response to Issue-Specific Rural Research

North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Andrea Radford, Michelle Mason, Indira Richardson, Stephan Rutledge, Stephanie Poley, Keith Mueller, Rebecca Slifkin