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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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11,353Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 1 out of 225 providers in this state and specialty

$1.43M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 1 out of 225 providers in this state and specialty

617 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
15% Patients 65 Years and Older

94% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?

In the same specialty and state. Caveats »

Drugs That Present Special Risks
Costs of Prescribing
higher than average Average for
this specialty
in Florida
lower than average

Antipsychotics

Comparisons are not shown because this provider has fewer than 100 patients who are 65 and older.

55 of this provider’s 91 patients who are 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic drug.

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Antibiotics

This provider prescribed antibiotics to at least one but fewer than 11 patients, so Medicare redacted the exact figure. Comparisons are not shown.

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Opioids

0% of this provider’s 617 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 0%.

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Brand Name Drugs

11% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 11%.

Prescription Price

$126 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $112 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

18 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 11.


How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all 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

$273K

2014

$1.29M

2015

$1.43M

2016

Number of Claims

2,752

2014

9,713

2015

11,353

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.

This Drug's Rank
Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category For this Prescriber For this Prescriber's Peers
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 938

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

156

patients, 25% of all patients

1 4
TRAZODONE HCL 637

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

137

patients, 22% of all patients

2 1
BUSPIRONE HCL 543

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

113

patients, 18% of all patients

3 7
RISPERIDONE 511

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

28

prescriptions.

82

patients, 13% of all patients

P 4 3
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 499

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

89

patients, 14% of all patients

P 5 2
FLUOXETINE HCL 449

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

79

patients, 13% of all patients

6 6
SERTRALINE HCL 424

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

73

patients, 12% of all patients

7 5
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE 346

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

98

patients, 16% of all patients

10 8 20
OLANZAPINE 323

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

53

patients, 9% of all patients

P 9 13
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 322

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

78

patients, 13% of all patients

10 34
ARIPIPRAZOLE 279

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

59

patients, 10% of all patients

P 11 8
DOXEPIN HCL 272

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

56

patients, 9% of all patients

12 32
CLOZAPINE 267

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

P 13 27
SEROQUEL XR 263

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

44

patients, 7% of all patients

P 14 17
HALOPERIDOL 262

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

52

patients, 8% of all patients

P 15 22
MIRTAZAPINE 244

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

43

patients, 7% of all patients

16 12
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 233

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 32

patients, 5% of all patients

17 18
CITALOPRAM HBR 232

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

54

patients, 9% of all patients

18 9
BUPROPION XL 228

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 41

patients, 7% of all patients

19 15
OXCARBAZEPINE 222

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

47

patients, 8% of all patients

20 31
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 204

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 33

patients, 5% of all patients

21 11
LAMOTRIGINE 193

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

15

prescriptions.

37

patients, 6% of all patients

22 10
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 188

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

34

patients, 6% of all patients

23 16
GABAPENTIN 184

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

48

patients, 8% of all patients

24 21
PROPRANOLOL HCL 184

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

19

prescriptions.

47

patients, 8% of all patients

24 40
FLUPHENAZINE HCL 172

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

25

patients, 4% of all patients

P 26 33
DULOXETINE HCL 137

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 35

patients, 6% of all patients

27 14
LITHIUM CARBONATE 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 30

patients, 5% of all patients

28 26
TRIHEXYPHENIDYL HCL 131

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

21

patients, 3% of all patients

29 38
INVEGA SUSTENNA 128

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 21

patients, 3% of all patients

P 30 29
PALIPERIDONE ER 118

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

P 31 52
ZIPRASIDONE HCL 116

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

23

patients, 4% of all patients

P 32 24
CHLORPROMAZINE HCL 112

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

P 33 46
HALOPERIDOL DECANOATE 100 100

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

P 34 42
LATUDA 98

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 22

patients, 4% of all patients

P 35 30
TOPIRAMATE 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 25

patients, 4% of all patients

36 36
PERPHENAZINE 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

<11 P 37 49
PAROXETINE HCL 83

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

22

patients, 4% of all patients

38 23
AMANTADINE 79

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

39 60
NORTRIPTYLINE HCL 75

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 18

patients, 3% of all patients

40 55
FLUPHENAZINE DECANOATE 75

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

P 40 48
CARBAMAZEPINE 72

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

42 45
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 70

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

43 19
BUPROPION HCL SR 65

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

21

patients, 3% of all patients

44 25
PRAZOSIN HCL 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 16

patients, 3% of all patients

45 56
ABILIFY MAINTENA 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

16

prescriptions.

<11 P 46 51
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 22, 2015.
  • 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.