The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D
BETAMET ACET/BETAMET NA PH
At a Glance: This Drug in 2015
Medicare Part D Claims
Rank: 2803 of 3395
Rank: 3086 of 3395
Rank: 2609 of 3395
Rank: 2767 of 3395
This Drug's History
The number of Medicare prescriptions for this drug each year
The total Part D spending on this drug
Average Patient Cost
Average amount that patients without a low-income subsidy paid each year.
About This Data
Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »
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