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Top Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine Prescribers in South 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 Brand Name Drugs Prescription Price
MICHAEL DRAKEFORD M.D.

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

270

$4,598

99
60 are 65+

8%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$17
Average prescription price

HUSAM MOURTADA MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine

2,417

$247K

280
74 are 65+

27%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$102
Average prescription price

Sources

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