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Prescriber Checkup

FREDERICK SCHEKORRA DO

901 KIDWELL CAPITAL REGION MEDICAL CLINIC VERSAILLES

Versailles | Missouri | 65084

(573) 378-4666

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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11,052Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 274 out of 1499

$421K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 455 out of 1499

450 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
86%Patients 65 Years and Older
37% 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 Missouri
Lower avg

Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

N/A

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

7% of this provider’s 450 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 15%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 9,466 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 2%.

Brand Name Drugs

18% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 22%.

Prescription Price

$38 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $53 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

25 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 22.


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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 Missouri
SIMVASTATIN 523 481 1 3
OMEPRAZOLE 454 423 2 5
LISINOPRIL 446 368 3 1
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 443 394 4 9
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 398 349 5 2
FUROSEMIDE 340 317 6 7
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 330 306 7 6
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 316 303 8 11
METFORMIN HCL 298 204 9 8
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 211 189 10 18
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 206 206 11 10
TRAMADOL HCL 186 155 12 16
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 181 167 13 17
CITALOPRAM HBR 152 110 14 14
GABAPENTIN 150 122 15 13
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 135 123 16 20
RANITIDINE HCL 129 91 17 15
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 117 112 18 33
GLIMEPIRIDE 111 106 19 38
SERTRALINE HCL 106 92 20 24
WARFARIN SODIUM 106 104 20 12
CRESTOR 104 85 22 34
ATENOLOL 103 103 23 21
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 95 72 24 131
PAROXETINE HCL 90 75 25 59
CLOPIDOGREL 89 73 26 39
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 88 87 27 73
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL 88 68 27 109
FLUOXETINE HCL 87 66 29 43
NEXIUM 87 83 29 28
TRIAMTERENE-HCTZ 87 72 29 62
COMBIVENT 84 69 32 78
PROPRANOLOL HCL 81 56 33 115
MELOXICAM 79 68 34 27
TRAZODONE HCL 76 52 35 32
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 76 76 35 26
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 75 59 S3 37 4
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 71 39 R 38 41
BENAZEPRIL HCL 69 69 39 93
AZITHROMYCIN 68 62 40 45
DILTIAZEM ER 65 65 41 124
SPIRIVA 65 62 41 44
TAMSULOSIN HCL 65 62 41 29
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 64 64 44 75
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 63 63 45 23
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 61 49 46 31
QUINAPRIL HCL 60 60 47 125
LIPITOR 59 51 48 107
ALLOPURINOL 59 59 48 36
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 58 53 50 25
ADVAIR DISKUS 58 53 50 37
CARVEDILOL 57 45 52 22
PROAIR HFA 56 41 53 30
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 52 33 54 141
DIOVAN 51 51 55 58
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 June 8, 2012.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.