The results of 13 focus groups on Medicare Part D have been compiled into a report for MedPAC.
Comparing how satisfied patients, physicians, and pharmacists are with the Medicare Part D program, pharmacists seem to be the least likely to be satisfied. That's one conclusion from a final report just issued by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. Here are some other findings:
The report is based on a series of 13 focus groups held in Denver, Colo.; Richmond, Va.; and Portland, Maine, from July through October 2007. Entitled "Experiences Obtaining Drugs under Part D: Focus Groups with Beneficiaries, Physicians, and Pharmacists," the study was conducted for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC).