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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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8,451Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$976K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
984 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
89% Patients 65 Years and Older

24% 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

$513K

2014

$731K

2015

$976K

2016

Number of Claims

6,694

2014

7,631

2015

8,451

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
ELIQUIS 1,424

prescriptions, 17% of all prescriptions

1,368

prescriptions.

254

patients, 26% of all patients

10
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 1,156

prescriptions, 14% of all prescriptions

1,023

prescriptions.

216

patients, 22% of all patients

FLECAINIDE ACETATE 1,009

prescriptions, 12% of all prescriptions

938

prescriptions.

169

patients, 17% of all patients

10
AMIODARONE HCL 706

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

622

prescriptions.

127

patients, 13% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 584

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

529

prescriptions.

116

patients, 12% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 557

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

517

prescriptions.

87

patients, 9% of all patients

XARELTO 433

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

379

prescriptions.

68

patients, 7% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 343

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

269

prescriptions.

72

patients, 7% of all patients

SOTALOL 307

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

291

prescriptions.

48

patients, 5% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 233

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

204

prescriptions.

41

patients, 4% of all patients

PRADAXA 197

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

164

prescriptions.

32

patients, 3% of all patients

ATENOLOL 186

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

144

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 121

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

102

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

DILTIAZEM HCL 118

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

DIGOXIN 81

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

FAMOTIDINE* 69

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

PROPAFENONE HCL 67

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

<11
MEXILETINE HCL 65

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

<11
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

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 April 7, 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.