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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Indiana » Nurse Practitioner

Top Nurse Practitioner Prescribers in Indiana

Top Prescribers

Providers are grouped by the primary specialty they listed when applying for a national health ID number. This doesn’t necessarily mean the person has special training or certification. Specialty is self-reported by providers and may have changed. Patients and claims shown are for Medicare Part D only.

Prescriber Claims Filled Total Cost Medicare Part D Patients Claims for Brand Name Drugs Narcotics Antipsychotics to Patients Over 65 Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
RAMONA ORSCHELL MS, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

9,949

$442K

426
238 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

JILL SMITH NP

Nurse Practitioner

9,878

$603K

564
450 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

DEBRA ZIMMER FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

9,657

$563K

250
100 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

DONA THOMAS NP

Nurse Practitioner

8,998

$559K

353
170 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

LAURA FIELDS NP

Nurse Practitioner

7,843

$432K

580
442 are 65+

N/A

19%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

CHRISTINA POGUE N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

7,814

$541K

566
365 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

ELIZABETH ANDERSON NP

Nurse Practitioner

7,033

$438K

621
473 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

DEBRA RAMSEY FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

7,023

$303K

349
204 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

PAULA SCHEIDLER MD

Nurse Practitioner

6,810

$380K

229
92 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

TAMMY LIGHTNER NP

Nurse Practitioner

6,789

$1.28M

341
50 are 65+

62%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

33%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

JANIS HORAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

6,761

$281K

256
168 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

AMY HURST N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

6,529

$661K

526
69 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

APRIL STEWART APN

Nurse Practitioner

6,164

$396K

347
215 are 65+

N/A

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

VICKI WYSONG NP

Nurse Practitioner

5,999

$256K

364
219 are 65+

N/A

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

SHAUNA POE-AMES CFNP

Nurse Practitioner

5,808

$330K

231
171 are 65+

N/A

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

VIRGINIA NISBET NP-C

Nurse Practitioner

5,705

$311K

360
235 are 65+

N/A

23%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

BRUCE BECKER N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

5,315

$690K

152
34 are 65+

N/A

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

MAUREEN NEELEY NP

Nurse Practitioner

5,262

$277K

341
253 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

SANDRA HORAN-TOLL NP NP

Nurse Practitioner

5,188

$323K

390
310 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

BRIAN SHORT NP

Nurse Practitioner

5,164

$796K

403
187 are 65+

N/A

20%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

MICHAEL BURNS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

5,154

$290K

486
340 are 65+

N/A

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

MYRA OSWALD ANP

Nurse Practitioner

5,109

$536K

418
349 are 65+

N/A

43%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

TINA WRIGHT FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

5,062

$270K

304
176 are 65+

N/A

17%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

DAVID ZEHR NURSE PRACTITIONER

Nurse Practitioner

4,947

$238K

226
155 are 65+

N/A

18%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

DENISE DOYLE NP

Nurse Practitioner

4,911

$256K

370
296 are 65+

7%
patients 65+ receiving antipsychotics

Avg: 1%

16%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 23%

Sources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; National Technical Information Service; First Databank