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Prescriber Checkup

CHADRICK HULL PA-C

1236 KNOXVILLE HWY AMBULATORY CARE CENTER OF WARTBURG

Wartburg | Tennessee | 37887

(423) 346-5566

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Physician Assistant, Medical

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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7,407Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 8 out of 141

$606K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 4 out of 141

368 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
28%Patients 65 Years and Older
89% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?

In the same specialty and state. Caveats »

Drugs That Present Special Risks
Costs of Prescribing
Higher avg Average for
this specialty
in Tennessee
Lower avg

Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

70% of this provider’s 368 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 13%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

19% of this provider’s 368 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 21%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

3% of this provider’s 1,925 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

26% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 18%.

Prescription Price

$82 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $59 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

20 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 9.


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This Prescriber's Drugs

The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state.

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S2

A schedule two drug. More » Schedule two drugs have a high potential for abuse and severe dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

S3

A schedule three drug. More » Schedule three drugs have potential for abuse and dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

R

A risky drug for seniors. More » The American Geriatrics Society has said this drug is "potentially dangerous" for seniors and might be inappropriate.

10

This provider is among the top 10 prescribers of
this drug in the country.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for more days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be lower.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for fewer days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be higher.

This Drug's Rank
Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled
Including Refills
Prescriptions
to 65+
Category For this Prescriber For All Prescribers in
This Specialty in Tennessee
OXYCODONE HCL 883 210 S2 1 8
ENDOCET 323 74 S2 2 14
OXYCONTIN 232 39 S2 3 33
MORPHINE SULFATE ER 210 27 S2 4 9
GABAPENTIN 188 16 5 5
LISINOPRIL 174 49 6 2
MELOXICAM 174 39 6 16
OPANA ER 157 43 S2 8 37
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 153 62 9 4
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 148 28 10 17
CARISOPRODOL 148 20 R 10 18
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 147 47 S3 12 1
NEXIUM 138 41 13 21
OMEPRAZOLE 125 20 14 6
PROAIR HFA 124 20 15 32
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 105 17 16 28
SIMVASTATIN 96 51 17 3
CITALOPRAM HBR 86 11 18 23
FUROSEMIDE 85 45 19 10
PROMETHAZINE HCL 84 16 R 20 34
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 83 12 21 11
METFORMIN HCL 82 27 22 7
METHOCARBAMOL 82 0 R 22 63
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 74 40 24 29
OXYCODONE HCL-ACETAMINOPHEN 67 21 S2 25 15
CRESTOR 66 11 26 35
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 66 21 26 12
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 65 23 28 13
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 63 0 R 29 40
ATENOLOL 62 16 30 19
DEXILANT 59 11 31 84
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 58 14 32 53
SPIRIVA 58 16 32 50
AZITHROMYCIN 56 16 34 25
SYMBICORT 55 21 35 130
TAMSULOSIN HCL 50 23 36 60
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • The list of top drugs includes only those for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions, but all prescriptions are counted in the summary totals at the top.
  • The calculation of “Risky Drugs to Seniors” does not include drugs for which a provider wrote 11 or fewer prescriptions because Medicare redacted the information to protect patient privacy.
  • Comparisons do not take into account the medical conditions of patients. Medications for certain conditions do not have generic alternatives, so patients would receive more expensive brand name drugs.
  • This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on April 23, 2010.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.