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Prescriber Checkup

ROSE ANN HUNT NP

200 SOMERSET ST MILLINOCKET REGIONAL HOSPITAL-INTERNAL MEDICINE

Millinocket | Maine | 04462

(207) 723-5173

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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6,470Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 1 out of 31

$439K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 1 out of 31

430 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
73%Patients 65 Years and Older
67% 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 Maine
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

7% of this provider’s 430 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 16%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

12% of this provider’s 430 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 7%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 4,593 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 25%.

Prescription Price

$68 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $75 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

15 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 8.


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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 Maine
SIMVASTATIN 248 168 1 2
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 244 204 2 8
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 227 141 S3 3 5
OMEPRAZOLE 197 138 4 3
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 165 117 5 10
LISINOPRIL 155 117 6 1
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 145 106 7 6
ADVAIR DISKUS 140 104 8 19
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 124 78 9 19
METFORMIN HCL 123 102 10 9
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 118 110 11 12
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 109 59 12 38
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 95 77 13 45
FUROSEMIDE 92 62 14 11
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 84 63 15 48
AZITHROMYCIN 81 51 16 51
COMBIVENT 74 41 17 55
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 72 29 S2 18 57
TRAMADOL HCL 63 46 19 17
GABAPENTIN 60 40 20 16
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 59 45 21 67
CRESTOR 58 58 22 70
PRAMIPEXOLE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 57 17 23 71
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 55 53 24 23
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 55 39 24 32
TRAZODONE HCL 54 30 26 24
KLOR-CON M20 54 43 26 73
METHADONE HCL 53 0 S2 28 35
SERTRALINE HCL 52 40 29 19
RANITIDINE HCL 52 42 29 30
SINGULAIR 52 15 29 77
FLUOXETINE HCL 51 28 32 79
LOVASTATIN 50 48 33 31
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 50 40 33 12
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 March 12, 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.