The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D
At a Glance: This Drug in 2014
Medicare Part D Claims
Rank: 1924 of 3362
Rank: 911 of 3362
Rank: 2040 of 3362
Rank: 2148 of 3362
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This Drug's History
The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year
The total Part D spending on this drug
Average Patient Cost
Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.
Note: While the rest of this page displays data from 2014, the charts above display data through 2015, from a special release by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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About This Data
Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2014 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by more than 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 428,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »
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