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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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9,282Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$2.59M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
975 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
78% Patients 65 Years and Older

19% 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

$1.57M

2014

$2.39M

2015

$2.59M

2016

Number of Claims

7,121

2014

9,211

2015

9,282

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.

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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
GLIMEPIRIDE 963

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

777

prescriptions.

250

patients, 26% of all patients

SYNTHROID 666

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

552

prescriptions.

142

patients, 15% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 573

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

445

prescriptions.

131

patients, 13% of all patients

LANTUS SOLOSTAR 416

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

367

prescriptions.

122

patients, 13% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL ER 377

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

297

prescriptions.

110

patients, 11% of all patients

BD ULTRA-FINE PEN NEEDLE 357

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

304

prescriptions.

141

patients, 14% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 354

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

295

prescriptions.

90

patients, 9% of all patients

TOUJEO SOLOSTAR 300

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

247

prescriptions.

69

patients, 7% of all patients

LANTUS 245

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

189

prescriptions.

55

patients, 6% of all patients

METHIMAZOLE 230

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

183

prescriptions.

63

patients, 6% of all patients

LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH 216

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

167

prescriptions.

64

patients, 7% of all patients

HUMALOG KWIKPEN U-100 211

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

186

prescriptions.

67

patients, 7% of all patients

TESTOSTERONE CYPIONATE 208

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

142

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

PIOGLITAZONE HCL 194

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

174

prescriptions.

44

patients, 5% of all patients

HUMALOG 184

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

36

patients, 4% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 179

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

44

patients, 5% of all patients

VICTOZA 3-PAK 168

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

145

prescriptions.

37

patients, 4% of all patients

NOVOLOG 162

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

38

patients, 4% of all patients

NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 147

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

57

patients, 6% of all patients

JANUVIA 142

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

37

patients, 4% of all patients

TRESIBA FLEXTOUCH U-200 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 115

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

31

patients, 3% of all patients

NOVOLIN N 104

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 96

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROCORTISONE 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 93

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

INSULIN SYRINGE* 92

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

36

patients, 4% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

ANDROGEL 73

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

FARXIGA 64

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

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INVOKANA 61

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

ENALAPRIL MALEATE 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVEMIR 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

INSULIN SYRINGE* 55

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 54

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

TRESIBA FLEXTOUCH U-100 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

28

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

ONGLYZA 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

FENOFIBRATE* 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

CABERGOLINE 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

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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 July 5, 2017.
  • 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.