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Prescriber Checkup

ANDREA NAGY-HALLETT M.D.

58 FREEMAN STREET MOUNT CARMEL GUILD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Newark | New Jersey | 07105

(973) 596-4190

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Psychiatry

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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5,914Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 15 out of 463

$862K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 15 out of 463

304 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
34%Patients 65 Years and Older
96% 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
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this specialty
in New Jersey
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

17% of this provider’s 304 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 2%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

N/A

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 1,642 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.

Brand Name Drugs

33% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 26%.

Prescription Price

$146 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $135 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

19 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 15.


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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 New Jersey
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 535 196 1 8
ABILIFY 356 95 2 5
TRAZODONE HCL 322 100 3 3
PRISTIQ ER 281 64 4 39
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 250 79 5 7
OLANZAPINE 229 50 6 6
RISPERIDONE 221 87 7 1
CYMBALTA 193 67 8 11
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 170 24 R 9 2
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 160 71 10 16
PAROXETINE HCL 158 48 11 18
HALOPERIDOL 149 56 12 23
DOXEPIN HCL 147 39 13 43
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 144 64 14 12
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 131 0 15 9
SERTRALINE HCL 128 65 16 4
MIRTAZAPINE 121 36 17 17
STRATTERA 110 13 10 18 97
SEROQUEL 106 32 19 25
BUPROPION XL 97 34 20 13
CITALOPRAM HBR 97 38 20 15
DEXTROAMPHETAMINE-AMPHETAMINE 89 15 S2 22 70
FLUOXETINE HCL 87 40 23 10
BUSPIRONE HCL 86 58 24 24
METHYLPHENIDATE HCL 81 0 25 59
FLUPHENAZINE HCL 80 0 26 37
OXCARBAZEPINE 79 12 27 30
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE 74 0 R 28 37
SEROQUEL XR 72 29 29 20
LATUDA 66 0 30 56
LAMOTRIGINE 57 0 31 14
LEXAPRO 53 24 32 34
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 May 16, 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.