Rural Health Resources by Topic: Pharmacy and prescription drugs
340B Drug Pricing Program: Results of a Survey of Eligible but Non-Participating Rural Hospitals
Summarizes the results of a survey of pharmacy directors at rural hospitals eligible to participate in the 340B program but identified as not participating at the time of the survey. Examines why rural hospitals eligible for the program were not participating and if there were barriers to participation.
Author(s): Andrea Radford, Rebecca Slifkin, Marianne Baernholdt, Claudia Schur, Karen Cheung Date: 01/2007 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details
Enrollment in Medicare Part D for Rural Beneficiaries Is Encouraging
Provides findings about Medicare beneficiary enrollment in prescription drug plans (PDPs) in rural and urban areas across the United States.
Author(s): Timothy D. McBride, Tanchica L. Terry, Keith J. Mueller Citation: RUPRI Rural Policy Brief, 12(1) Date: 01/2007 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
MedPAC Report to the Congress: Increasing the Value of Medicare
Examines issues affecting the Medicare program and makes recommendations to the Congress. Topics covered include care coordination, pricing accuracy in the hospice and physician payment systems, quality measures in home health, gathering data on outpatient therapy, Medicare Advantage, the Part D prescription drug program, and cost-effectiveness analysis.
Date: 06/2006 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission view details
The 2006 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues
Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on issues related to rural America. Examines three key topics: access to pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services, health information technology, and family caregiver support of the rural elderly.
Date: 01/2006 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details