It seems that many independents around the country are closing their doors or selling out to large corporations like Walgreens. Insurance reimbursement is just too low, despite good volume of prescriptions. The problem with this is that most people actually prefer to go to an independent pharmacy where they are known by name. At independents, you get personalized service. NCPA blogged about the problem HERE. If you want to help, go to the bottom of the blog, where they link you to grassroots efforts.