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MEPS Topics: Pharmacies
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Description: A pharmacy is a place that prepares, preserves, compounds, dispenses, and provides instructions on proper use of drugs. Types of pharmacies include: mail order, drug store, HMO, clinic or hospital, or another type of store (such as a grocery store).
Data tables: No pharmacies-related items are available in the HC Summary Data Tables at this time.
Analytic tools: No pharmacies-related variables are available with the MEPSnet query tools at this time.
Publications: Publications are listed in reverse chronological order (most recent first).
Design, Methods, and Field Results of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Medical Provider Component (MEPS MPC)—2006 Calendar Year Data 
Methodology Report #23 
Comparing Population Characteristics of Persons Purchasing Prescribed Drugs from Mail Order Pharmacies with Persons Purchasing Prescribed Drugs from Other Outlets, 2005 
Statistical Brief #200 
Outpatient Prescription Drugs: Data Collection and Editing in the 1996 Medical Expenditure Survey (HC-010A) 
Methodology Report #12 
   Page last revised:  October 5, 2009