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Prescriber Checkup

KATHLEEN MEEHAN MD

5700 WILLIAMSBURG LANDING DR

Williamsburg | Virginia | 23185

(757) 565-6525

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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18,316Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 42 out of 1692

$63.7K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 1475 out of 1692

393 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
93%Patients 65 Years and Older
93% 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 Virginia
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

12% of this provider’s 393 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 5%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

14% of this provider’s 393 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 9%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

0% of this provider’s 17,220 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

18% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 23%.

Prescription Price

$3 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $55 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

47 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 18.


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This Prescriber's Drugs

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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 Virginia
SIMVASTATIN 602 527 1 1
OMEPRAZOLE 548 527 2 5
FUROSEMIDE 480 439 3 7
LISINOPRIL 462 440 4 2
VITAMIN D 448 437 10 5 201
ASPIRIN EC 418 411 6 237
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 399 399 7 4
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 389 363 8 3
DOCUSATE SODIUM 335 334 10 9 267
ACETAMINOPHEN 320 315 10 10 281
ASPIRIN 315 288 11 200
STROMECTOL 295 284 10 12 291
SENNA PLUS 292 274 13 256
CALCIUM 500 + VIT D 281 276 10 14 294
WARFARIN SODIUM 280 261 15 14
FERROUS SULFATE 280 254 10 15 277
DAILY VITE 271 256 10 17 297
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 271 255 17 10
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 269 245 S3 19 6
ARTHRITIS PAIN RELIEF 261 259 10 20 301
CITALOPRAM HBR 241 230 21 21
METFORMIN HCL 205 202 22 8
GABAPENTIN 202 193 23 13
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 198 181 24 20
TAMSULOSIN HCL 181 164 25 31
VITAMIN B-12 171 167 26 347
ATENOLOL 171 159 26 15
TRAMADOL HCL 164 160 28 16
TRAZODONE HCL 151 149 29 33
SENNA 150 147 30 358
LORATADINE 146 138 31 283
FINASTERIDE 146 141 31 99
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 142 142 33 19
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 138 137 34 11
FAMOTIDINE 130 110 35 86
METOLAZONE 127 121 36 224
CYMBALTA 127 115 36 51
ALLOPURINOL 109 107 38 30
GALANTAMINE HBR 109 109 38 325
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 108 108 40 55
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 107 96 41 162
SALONPAS 104 104 10 42 377
MIRTAZAPINE 104 103 42 53
NAMENDA 100 98 44 50
DONEPEZIL HCL 96 92 45 29
CARVEDILOL 94 77 46 24
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 93 89 47 36
OYSTER SHELL CALCIUM 92 92 10 48 386
RISPERIDONE 92 87 48 77
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 90 81 50 9
LANTUS 88 77 51 57
PREDNISONE 88 86 51 35
MELATONIN 88 76 10 51 289
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 87 80 54 39
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 85 85 55 110
GLIPIZIDE 84 72 56 47
CLOPIDOGREL 80 68 57 43
FENTANYL 80 69 S2 57 88
CALCIUM 600 + VIT D 77 73 59 405
DOC-Q-LACE 77 76 59 405
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 76 74 61 27
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 75 75 62 23
TERAZOSIN HCL 72 72 63 128
PLAVIX 72 68 63 66
CRANBERRY 72 70 10 63 412
SERTRALINE HCL 71 58 66 22
LABETALOL HCL 70 57 67 207
ADVAIR DISKUS 70 63 67 45
AGGRENOX 70 59 67 193
PAROXETINE HCL 69 58 70 60
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 67 67 71 18
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 66 59 72 62
DIGOXIN 65 60 73 85
AMIODARONE HCL 62 58 74 234
GLIMEPIRIDE 62 45 74 32
JANUVIA 60 56 76 72
DIOVAN 59 48 77 42
ARANESP 59 59 77 371
LEVETIRACETAM 57 45 79 107
MULTIVITAMINS 54 54 80 439
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 53 53 81 212
BACLOFEN 52 52 82 115
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 52 52 82 84
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 52 50 S2 82 70
HYDROCORTISONE 51 48 85 261
SPIRONOLACTONE 51 47 85 74
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 Aug. 19, 2013.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.