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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Hospitals, Psychiatric Hospital

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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3,012Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$636K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
80 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
6% * Patients 65 Years and Older

* This is an estimate, see our methodology.
94% 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

$546K

2014

$525K

2015

$636K

2016

Number of Claims

3,804

2014

3,094

2015

3,012

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. 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
CLOZAPINE 330

prescriptions, 11% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

11

patients, 14% of all patients

P
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 279

prescriptions, 9% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

21

patients, 26% of all patients

BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 251

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

<11 25

patients, 31% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 206

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

26

patients, 33% of all patients

OLANZAPINE 142

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

16

prescriptions.

14

patients, 18% of all patients

P
CLONAZEPAM 119

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

<11
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 117

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

<11 P
SERTRALINE HCL 97

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 90

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

<11
PALIPERIDONE ER 89

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11 P
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 83

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
ABILIFY MAINTENA 81

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

<11 11

patients, 14% of all patients

P
ARIPIPRAZOLE 80

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

<11 P
LAMOTRIGINE 80

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

<11
DULOXETINE HCL 80

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

<11
INVEGA SUSTENNA 72

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11 P
HALOPERIDOL DECANOATE 100 60

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11 P
BUSPIRONE HCL 55

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
BUPROPION XL 53

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
CITALOPRAM HBR 52

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
OXCARBAZEPINE 50

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

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 Feb. 1, 2012.
  • 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.