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Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup » Iowa » General Practice

Top General Practice Prescribers in Iowa

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 Schedule Two Schedule Three Dangerous Drugs to Seniors Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
ROBERT GROSS D.O.

General Practice

7,199

$332K

313
278 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

10%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

21%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$46
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

JOHN BIRKETT MD

General Practice

22,877

$1.2M

843
629 are 65+

6%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

Avg: 3%

17%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

Avg: 10%

2%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

Avg: 2%

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

Avg: 22%

$52
Average prescription price

Avg: $45

Sources

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