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Top Managed Care Organizations, Point of Service Prescribers in North Carolina

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
TOBY OKONS M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Point of Service

12,906

$853K

517
235 are 65+

34%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

24%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

3%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

31%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$66
Average prescription price

VIJAY PATEL M.D.

Managed Care Organizations, Point of Service

1,368

$78.8K

78
65 are 65+

0%
patients receiving schedule two controlled substances

0%
patients receiving schedule three controlled substances

0%
prescriptions for patients 65+ for potentially dangerous drugs

22%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$58
Average prescription price

Sources

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