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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Hematology & Oncology

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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7,369Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$1.35M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
439 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
87% Patients 65 Years and Older

26% 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

$1.64M

2014

$1.91M

2015

$1.35M

2016

Number of Claims

7,261

2014

7,632

2015

7,369

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
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 440

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

357

prescriptions.

104

patients, 24% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 254

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

174

prescriptions.

69

patients, 16% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 245

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

185

prescriptions.

71

patients, 16% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 212

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

158

prescriptions.

53

patients, 12% of all patients

ANASTROZOLE 180

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

168

prescriptions.

29

patients, 7% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 170

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

49

patients, 11% of all patients

DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE 167

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

142

prescriptions.

100

patients, 23% of all patients

A
LETROZOLE 157

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

33

patients, 8% of all patients

FLUOXETINE HCL 152

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

134

prescriptions.

32

patients, 7% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 150

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

132

prescriptions.

36

patients, 8% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 144

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

40

patients, 9% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 137

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

45

patients, 10% of all patients

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LEVOFLOXACIN 133

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

82

patients, 19% of all patients

A
METFORMIN HCL 133

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

23

patients, 5% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 130

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

116

prescriptions.

38

patients, 9% of all patients

MINOCYCLINE HCL 123

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

70

patients, 16% of all patients

A
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 113

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

29

patients, 7% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 111

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 111

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

31

patients, 7% of all patients

RALOXIFENE HCL 100

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

21

patients, 5% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 98

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

18

patients, 4% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 95

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 89

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

20

patients, 5% of all patients

O
WARFARIN SODIUM 88

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

22

patients, 5% of all patients

METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 87

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

43

patients, 10% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

23

patients, 5% of all patients

MISOPROSTOL 84

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

24

patients, 5% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

19

patients, 4% of all patients

ATENOLOL 67

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

GEMFIBROZIL 65

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROXYUREA 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

<11
BACLOFEN 62

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

EXEMESTANE 62

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

PREDNISONE 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

20

patients, 5% of all patients

VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 54

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE SULFATE 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

<11
MELOXICAM 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

21

patients, 5% of all patients

FLUDROCORTISONE ACETATE 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

<11
DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

16

patients, 4% of all patients

TEMAZEPAM 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
HYDROCORTISONE 50

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% 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 Nov. 29, 2011.
  • 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.