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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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5,085Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$637K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
210 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
22% Patients 65 Years and Older

81% 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

$441K

2014

$630K

2015

$637K

2016

Number of Claims

3,771

2014

5,199

2015

5,085

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
CLONAZEPAM 424

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

63

patients, 30% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 377

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

65

patients, 31% of all patients

QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 309

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

35

patients, 17% of all patients

P
ALPRAZOLAM 302

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

37

patients, 18% of all patients

DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 193

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

23

patients, 11% of all patients

VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 181

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

24

patients, 11% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 172

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

24

patients, 11% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 168

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

26

patients, 12% of all patients

RISPERIDONE 160

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

24

patients, 11% of all patients

P
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 155

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

18

patients, 9% of all patients

OLANZAPINE 155

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

18

patients, 9% of all patients

P
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 152

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

19

prescriptions.

21

patients, 10% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 146

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

30

patients, 14% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 144

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

23

patients, 11% of all patients

LAMOTRIGINE 140

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

18

patients, 9% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 139

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

20

patients, 10% of all patients

ARIPIPRAZOLE 134

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

14

patients, 7% of all patients

P
FLUOXETINE HCL 121

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 16

patients, 8% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 92

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

13

patients, 6% of all patients

LITHIUM CARBONATE 87

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
LATUDA 86

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

11

patients, 5% of all patients

P
DULOXETINE HCL 81

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

11

patients, 5% of all patients

HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE 79

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 11

patients, 5% of all patients

FANAPT 76

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

<11 P
HALOPERIDOL 70

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11 P
BUPROPION XL 68

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
BUPROPION HCL SR 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

<11
PRISTIQ 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
CLOZAPINE 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11 P
GABAPENTIN 55

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

11

patients, 5% of all patients

PALIPERIDONE ER 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

<11 P
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 10, 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.