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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Pulmonary Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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7,472Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$2.34M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
501 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
74% Patients 65 Years and Older

76% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients


This Provider's History

A comparison of this provider’s prescribing in Part D since 2014. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$1.83M

2014

$2.28M

2015

$2.34M

2016

Number of Claims

6,435

2014

6,609

2015

7,472

2016

This Prescriber's Drugs

The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state. The list below includes only those drugs for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions.

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An opioid drug. More » Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

A

An antibiotic drug. More » Used to treat bacterial infections but are often prescribed incorrectly to treat viral infections, such as chest colds or the flu.

P

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

10

This provider is among the top 10 prescribers of this drug in the country.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for more days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be lower.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for fewer days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be higher.

Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category
AZITHROMYCIN 362

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

277

prescriptions.

141

patients, 28% of all patients

A
FUROSEMIDE 234

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

165

prescriptions.

46

patients, 9% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 215

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

134

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 199

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

123

prescriptions.

43

patients, 9% of all patients

PREDNISONE 173

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

156

prescriptions.

66

patients, 13% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 166

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

31

patients, 6% of all patients

TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 154

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

41

patients, 8% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 142

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

29

patients, 6% of all patients

SPIRIVA 134

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

22

patients, 4% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 125

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

26

patients, 5% of all patients

CEFUROXIME 120

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

77

patients, 15% of all patients

A
TAMSULOSIN HCL 118

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 116

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

29

patients, 6% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 115

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

30

patients, 6% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 112

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

55

patients, 11% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 109

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

19

patients, 4% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 102

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

SYMBICORT 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 91

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

64

patients, 13% of all patients

A
NUEDEXTA 87

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

<11
FLUCONAZOLE 87

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

44

patients, 9% of all patients

DALIRESP 82

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

HEPARIN SODIUM 78

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

<11
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 69

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

ADVAIR DISKUS 66

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

18

patients, 4% of all patients

ELIQUIS 66

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11
PROLASTIN C 65

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

<11 10
FAMOTIDINE* 64

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

<11
CLOPIDOGREL 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 60

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

35

patients, 7% of all patients

A
METHYLPREDNISOLONE 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

45

patients, 9% of all patients

XARELTO 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

<11
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

SPIRIVA RESPIMAT 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

<11
NAPROXEN 50

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

19

prescriptions.

<11
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 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 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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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if there are fewer than 20 prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • Comparisons do not take into account the medical conditions of patients. Medications for certain conditions do not have generic alternatives, so patients would receive more expensive brand name drugs.
  • This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on June 3, 2013.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.
  • In rare circumstances, providers' prescription tallies may be inflated. Sometimes providers are credited with prescriptions written by colleagues (this happens in long-term care facilities) or are victims of fraud involving theft of their provider number.