Thomas C. Ricketts, PhD

Completed Projects - (5)

Publications - (5)


  • Urban-Rural Flows of Physicians
    Journal Article
    North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
    Date: 2007
    Reports findings from a study to determine whether there was a significant flow of physicians from urban to rural areas in recent years when the overall supply of physicians has been considered in balance with needs.


  • An Analysis of Medicare's Incentive Payment Program for Physicians in Health Professional Shortage Areas
    Journal Article
    WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 03/2004
    The Medicare Incentive Payment program provides a 10 percent bonus payment to physicians who treat patients in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Results show that physicians eligible for the bonus payments often did not claim them, and physicians who likely did not work in approved HPSA sites, claimed the bonus payments and received them.