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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Nurse Practitioner

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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3,851Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$423K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
720 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
91% Patients 65 Years and Older

32% 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

$425K

2014

$389K

2015

$423K

2016

Number of Claims

3,847

2014

2,889

2015

3,851

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
WARFARIN SODIUM 1,033

prescriptions, 27% of all prescriptions

980

prescriptions.

232

patients, 32% of all patients

NOVOLIN 70-30 455

prescriptions, 12% of all prescriptions

375

prescriptions.

89

patients, 12% of all patients

10
NOVOLIN N 192

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

187

prescriptions.

55

patients, 8% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 187

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

164

prescriptions.

58

patients, 8% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 176

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

37

patients, 5% of all patients

INSULIN SYRINGE* 115

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

28

patients, 4% of all patients

INSULIN SYRINGE* 114

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

35

patients, 5% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE 104

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 97

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

31

patients, 4% of all patients

JANUVIA 89

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

NOVOLIN R 84

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

26

patients, 4% of all patients

INSULIN SYRINGE* 79

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 60

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

22

patients, 3% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 50

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

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 Oct. 11, 2016.
  • 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.