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Prescriber Checkup

Top Obstetrics 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
WILLIAM JAMES MD

Obstetrics

2,071

$177K

379
324 are 65+

39%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$86
Average prescription price

JOHN SCOTT MD

Obstetrics

1,614

$109K

252
203 are 65+

29%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$67
Average prescription price

ROBERT ARNETT MD

Obstetrics

1,142

$91.7K

252
206 are 65+

32%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$80
Average prescription price

ROBERT GOODLETT MD

Obstetrics

827

$53.5K

147
113 are 65+

26%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$65
Average prescription price

KATHERINE COLEY

Obstetrics

565

$50.3K

180
145 are 65+

25%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$89
Average prescription price

BRANDI HARDIN MD

Obstetrics

462

$28K

101
69 are 65+

24%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$61
Average prescription price

ASHLEY BENSON MD

Obstetrics

438

$51.6K

103
80 are 65+

46%
prescriptions for brand name drugs

$118
Average prescription price

Sources

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