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Title: Rural Policy Brief. Independently Owned Pharmacy Closures in Rural America (Brief No. 2012-4, July 2012)
Abstract: This policy brief examines the closure of independently owned rural pharmacies in America from 2003-2011 and its effects on rural Americans’ access to medications and other pharmacy services. It discusses rural pharmacy rates of closure before and after implementation of the Medicare prescription drug discount card program in January 2004 and the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program in January 2006. This brief contains a table, figures, and references.
Inv. Code: ORHP00567
Year: 2012
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Length: 4 pp.
Audience: Professionals, Researchers
Pub. Type: Brief
Author(s): Fred Ullrich, BA, Kaitlin Boyle, BS, Keith Mueller, PhD

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