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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Infectious Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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5,335Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$5.57M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
188 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
19% Patients 65 Years and Older

87% 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

$3.65M

2014

$5.23M

2015

$5.57M

2016

Number of Claims

4,613

2014

4,746

2015

5,335

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
TRUVADA 375

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

50

patients, 27% of all patients

NORVIR 365

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

47

patients, 25% of all patients

TRIUMEQ 255

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

29

patients, 15% of all patients

PREZISTA 251

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

28

patients, 15% of all patients

ISENTRESS 163

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

19

patients, 10% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 140

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

19

patients, 10% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 136

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

25

patients, 13% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 134

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

25

patients, 13% of all patients

A
STRIBILD 116

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 13

patients, 7% of all patients

ATRIPLA 115

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

16

patients, 9% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 112

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

18

patients, 10% of all patients

IBUPROFEN 109

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

20

patients, 11% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 109

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

23

patients, 12% of all patients

O
COMPLERA 108

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

12

patients, 6% of all patients

REYATAZ 108

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

18

patients, 10% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 96

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

19

patients, 10% of all patients

LAMIVUDINE 94

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

11

patients, 6% of all patients

NEXIUM 84

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
INTELENCE 79

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
LISINOPRIL 79

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

17

patients, 9% of all patients

TIVICAY 76

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
GABAPENTIN 75

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

13

patients, 7% of all patients

KALETRA 74

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

<11
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 68

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

14

patients, 7% of all patients

VALACYCLOVIR 67

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
PROAIR HFA 61

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

15

patients, 8% of all patients

ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11 O
FUROSEMIDE 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

<11
EPZICOM 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

<11
HARVONI 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

16

patients, 9% 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 July 28, 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.