The Dartmouth Atlas of Medicare Prescription Drug Use

RWJF: 10/15/13

Optimal use of prescription medications depends upon a clear understanding of how drugs are currently used and how they could be used more effectively.

The Issue:
With an aging population and increasing role of prescription drugs in health and health care, understanding how drugs are used in Medicare Part D informs the quality and value of care.

The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care framework and methods are applied in this report to study Medicare Part D prescription drugs. Read More