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Differences in Part D Plans Offered to Rural and Urban Medicare Beneficiaries

Description
Analyzes how Medicare Part D plan options differ for rural and urban residents in terms of premiums, deductibles, and copayments, as well as differences in plan options within more-densely and less-densely populated rural areas. Includes statistical breakdowns by three location types, number of available plans, average premiums, deductible amounts, and average co-pays.
Author(s)
Heidi O'Connor, Carrie Henning-Smith, Michelle Casey, Ira Moscovice
Date
07/2015
Type
Document
Organization
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Medicare · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data