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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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23,917Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 23 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

$1.3M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 48 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

796 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
87% Patients 65 Years and Older

63% 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 Indiana
lower than average

Antipsychotics

4% of this provider’s 691 patients who are 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic drug, compared to an average of 2%.

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Antibiotics

34% of this provider’s 796 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 30%.

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Opioids

22% of this provider’s 796 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 17%.

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Brand Name Drugs

20% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 18%.

Prescription Price

$54 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $63 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

30 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 17.


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

$1.08M

2014

$1.17M

2015

$1.3M

2016

Number of Claims

20,618

2014

21,467

2015

23,917

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
FUROSEMIDE 1,041

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

945

prescriptions.

118

patients, 15% of all patients

1 9
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 958

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

875

prescriptions.

148

patients, 19% of all patients

2 1
OMEPRAZOLE 801

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

603

prescriptions.

141

patients, 18% of all patients

3 5
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 575

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

513

prescriptions.

104

patients, 13% of all patients

4 4
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 532

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

443

prescriptions.

96

patients, 12% of all patients

O 5 7
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 472

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

282

prescriptions.

84

patients, 11% of all patients

6 56
GABAPENTIN 439

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

387

prescriptions.

86

patients, 11% of all patients

7 10
ATENOLOL 415

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

349

prescriptions.

77

patients, 10% of all patients

8 26
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 391

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

336

prescriptions.

64

patients, 8% of all patients

9 30
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 356

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

296

prescriptions.

66

patients, 8% of all patients

10 17
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 353

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

337

prescriptions.

76

patients, 10% of all patients

11 2
LISINOPRIL 347

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

313

prescriptions.

83

patients, 10% of all patients

12 3
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 333

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

291

prescriptions.

66

patients, 8% of all patients

13 15
WARFARIN SODIUM 308

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

224

prescriptions.

50

patients, 6% of all patients

14 22
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 293

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

252

prescriptions.

66

patients, 8% of all patients

15 13
METFORMIN HCL 292

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

256

prescriptions.

67

patients, 8% of all patients

16 8
SIMVASTATIN 289

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

272

prescriptions.

67

patients, 8% of all patients

17 6
LORAZEPAM 279

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

215

prescriptions.

69

patients, 9% of all patients

18 36
TAMSULOSIN HCL 276

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

245

prescriptions.

57

patients, 7% of all patients

19 21
NAMENDA XR 274

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

274

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

20 50
CITALOPRAM HBR 266

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

146

prescriptions.

37

patients, 5% of all patients

21 28
SERTRALINE HCL 257

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

176

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

22 20
DONEPEZIL HCL 256

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

256

prescriptions.

37

patients, 5% of all patients

23 34
RANITIDINE HCL 256

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

153

prescriptions.

40

patients, 5% of all patients

23 43
ALLOPURINOL 230

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

225

prescriptions.

40

patients, 5% of all patients

25 29
ALPRAZOLAM 222

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

156

prescriptions.

40

patients, 5% of all patients

26 16
TRAZODONE HCL 222

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

39

patients, 5% of all patients

26 31
NYSTATIN 214

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

202

prescriptions.

46

patients, 6% of all patients

28 106
CLONIDINE HCL 213

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

151

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

29 67
TRAMADOL HCL 212

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

167

prescriptions.

61

patients, 8% of all patients

O 30 19
MIRTAZAPINE 198

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

153

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

31 54
RISPERIDONE 196

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

P 32 95
KLOR-CON M10 194

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

10 33 191
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 189

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

170

prescriptions.

38

patients, 5% of all patients

34 12
FLUOXETINE HCL 178

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

35 38
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 175

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

138

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

O 36 47
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 169

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

144

prescriptions.

46

patients, 6% of all patients

37 35
CLOPIDOGREL 157

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

38 24
TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 156

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

41

patients, 5% of all patients

39 48
LYRICA 152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

123

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

40 63
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

147

prescriptions.

42

patients, 5% of all patients

40 14
CLONAZEPAM 150

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

133

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

42 44
ARIPIPRAZOLE 146

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

P 43 156
NOVOLOG 146

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

43 134
DULOXETINE HCL 145

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

45 32
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 142

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

46 25
DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 140

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

135

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

47 124
TIZANIDINE HCL 138

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

48 69
CARVEDILOL 130

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

49 23
LANTUS 126

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

50 73
AMITIZA 126

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

50 180
BACLOFEN 124

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

52 81
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 124

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

31

patients, 4% of all patients

52 18
PREDNISONE 123

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

61

patients, 8% of all patients

54 37
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 120

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

P 55 68
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 115

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

101

prescriptions.

28

patients, 4% of all patients

56 11
KLOR-CON M20 114

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

101

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

57 87
XARELTO 114

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

<11 57 98
DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 114

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

A 57 118
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

60 39
TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

47

patients, 6% of all patients

60 139
LACTULOSE 106

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

<11 12

patients, 2% of all patients

62 176
LEVOFLOXACIN 104

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

83

patients, 10% of all patients

A 63 74
LEVETIRACETAM 102

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

64 97
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 97

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

65 45
SPIRONOLACTONE 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

66 55
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

67 175
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

67 77
MELOXICAM 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

34

patients, 4% of all patients

67 27
GLIMEPIRIDE 91

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

70 33
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

<11 71 72
KLOR-CON 10 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

<11 72 193
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

72 66
NEXIUM 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

<11 74 128
CARBAMAZEPINE 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

<11 75 226
METFORMIN HCL ER 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

20

patients, 3% of all patients

76 41
MEMANTINE HCL 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

77 82
LOVASTATIN 80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

78 58
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

52

patients, 7% of all patients

A 79 90
DICYCLOMINE HCL 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

79 146
FLUCONAZOLE 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

29

patients, 4% of all patients

81 142
FENTANYL 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

<11 O 81 94
BUSPIRONE HCL 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

83 85
DIAZEPAM 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

84 75
METOLAZONE 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

84 194
PHENYTOIN 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

<11 86 352
LEVEMIR 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

87 132
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

88 40
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

89 96
FAMOTIDINE* 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

89 60
ZETIA 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11 91 100
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

50

patients, 6% of all patients

A 91 70
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

<11 93 113
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

94 153
WELCHOL 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

95 250
VALPROIC ACID* 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11 96 408
CYPROHEPTADINE HCL 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

<11 96 408
CEFDINIR 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

48

patients, 6% of all patients

A 96 152
AZITHROMYCIN 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

49

patients, 6% of all patients

A 96 46
SELENIUM SULFIDE 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

<11 15

patients, 2% of all patients

100 412
FINASTERIDE 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

100 91
PAROXETINE HCL 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

<11 100 65
CRESTOR 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

103 57
VALSARTAN 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11 103 88
LATANOPROST 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

<11 105 171
PIOGLITAZONE HCL 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

<11 105 78
BUPROPION XL 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

105 103
VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

<11 108 86
ONDANSETRON HCL* 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

31

patients, 4% of all patients

108 148
MECLIZINE HCL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

108 145
VOLTAREN 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11 111 200
JANUVIA 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

<11 111 59
KETOCONAZOLE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

111 236
HYDRALAZINE HCL 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

<11 114 83
HUMALOG 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

115 127
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

115 79
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 March 30, 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.