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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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24,317Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 22 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

$1.84M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 12 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

891 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
86% Patients 65 Years and Older

49% 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

5% of this provider’s 770 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

28% of this provider’s 891 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 30%.

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Opioids

19% of this provider’s 891 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

$76 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $63 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

27 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

$1.45M

2014

$1.77M

2015

$1.84M

2016

Number of Claims

20,560

2014

24,055

2015

24,317

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
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 1,204

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

1,072

prescriptions.

211

patients, 24% of all patients

1 1
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 853

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

826

prescriptions.

153

patients, 17% of all patients

2 4
OMEPRAZOLE 602

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

554

prescriptions.

108

patients, 12% of all patients

3 5
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 574

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

569

prescriptions.

81

patients, 9% of all patients

4 17
FUROSEMIDE 554

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

536

prescriptions.

95

patients, 11% of all patients

5 9
DONEPEZIL HCL 522

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

517

prescriptions.

79

patients, 9% of all patients

6 34
LISINOPRIL 520

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

453

prescriptions.

110

patients, 12% of all patients

7 3
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 513

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

454

prescriptions.

113

patients, 13% of all patients

8 2
NAMENDA XR 502

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

502

prescriptions.

43

patients, 5% of all patients

9 50
WARFARIN SODIUM 476

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

476

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

10 22
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 446

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

381

prescriptions.

87

patients, 10% of all patients

11 18
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 416

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

378

prescriptions.

75

patients, 8% of all patients

12 15
GABAPENTIN 385

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

353

prescriptions.

72

patients, 8% of all patients

13 10
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 352

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

276

prescriptions.

81

patients, 9% of all patients

O 14 7
JANUVIA 344

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

323

prescriptions.

48

patients, 5% of all patients

15 59
CLOPIDOGREL 328

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

306

prescriptions.

58

patients, 7% of all patients

16 24
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 302

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

297

prescriptions.

51

patients, 6% of all patients

17 14
CITALOPRAM HBR 296

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

281

prescriptions.

54

patients, 6% of all patients

18 28
TRAMADOL HCL 285

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

261

prescriptions.

58

patients, 7% of all patients

O 19 19
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 274

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

247

prescriptions.

55

patients, 6% of all patients

20 30
CARVEDILOL 273

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

260

prescriptions.

46

patients, 5% of all patients

21 23
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 267

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

262

prescriptions.

66

patients, 7% of all patients

22 56
METFORMIN HCL 266

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

230

prescriptions.

69

patients, 8% of all patients

23 8
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 254

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

249

prescriptions.

63

patients, 7% of all patients

24 11
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 241

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

218

prescriptions.

46

patients, 5% of all patients

25 12
SIMVASTATIN 236

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

222

prescriptions.

60

patients, 7% of all patients

26 6
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 219

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

214

prescriptions.

59

patients, 7% of all patients

27 13
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 204

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

199

prescriptions.

42

patients, 5% of all patients

28 42
FAMOTIDINE* 203

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

198

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

29 60
SERTRALINE HCL 203

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

198

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

29 20
LORAZEPAM 202

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

189

prescriptions.

46

patients, 5% of all patients

31 36
DULOXETINE HCL 201

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

182

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

32 32
ATENOLOL 198

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

193

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

33 26
ALPRAZOLAM 194

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

172

prescriptions.

44

patients, 5% of all patients

34 16
CLONAZEPAM 183

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

155

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

35 44
SPIRONOLACTONE 181

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

176

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

36 55
GLIMEPIRIDE 170

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

41

patients, 5% of all patients

37 33
TAMSULOSIN HCL 153

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

148

prescriptions.

36

patients, 4% of all patients

38 21
IRBESARTAN 152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

147

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

39 140
PREDNISONE 152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

147

prescriptions.

46

patients, 5% of all patients

39 37
MIRTAZAPINE 140

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

135

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

41 54
LATANOPROST 140

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

140

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

41 171
NAMZARIC 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

131

prescriptions.

<11 43 186
LEVOFLOXACIN 135

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

63

patients, 7% of all patients

A 44 74
ALLOPURINOL 132

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

119

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

45 29
LANTUS 129

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

46 73
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 127

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

47 39
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

120

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

48 25
VALSARTAN 118

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

113

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

49 88
RISPERIDONE 113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

<11 P 50 95
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 113

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

50 66
ADVAIR DISKUS 112

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

52 64
TRAZODONE HCL 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

53 31
FLUOXETINE HCL 107

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

54 38
METFORMIN HCL ER 105

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

55 41
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 102

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

P 56 68
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

57 45
MELOXICAM 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

57 27
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 96

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

57 35
NUEDEXTA 90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

60 166
TORSEMIDE 88

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

<11 61 123
ELIQUIS 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

87

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

62 114
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

54

patients, 6% of all patients

A 62 70
AZITHROMYCIN 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

65

patients, 7% of all patients

A 62 46
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

62 40
DIGOXIN 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

66 122
SPIRIVA 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

66 80
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

<11 68 119
BACLOFEN 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

69 81
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

46

patients, 5% of all patients

69 153
SYMBICORT 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

69 92
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 80

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

72 72
CELECOXIB 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

73 110
CEPHALEXIN 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

38

patients, 4% of all patients

A 73 53
SYNTHROID 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

75 49
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

75 51
TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

77 48
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

77 76
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

79 121
BUMETANIDE 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

80 130
ESTRADIOL 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

81 161
CRESTOR 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

82 57
BUSPIRONE HCL 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

82 85
VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

84 86
MEMANTINE HCL 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

84 82
HUMALOG 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

<11 86 127
PRAMIPEXOLE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11 86 150
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

A 88 90
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

88 115
RIVASTIGMINE* 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

<11 88 214
BENAZEPRIL HCL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

88 84
BENICAR 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

92 211
NYSTOP 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

93 174
PIOGLITAZONE HCL 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

93 78
PAROXETINE HCL 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11 95 65
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

O 95 159
NAPROXEN 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

97 101
SEROQUEL XR 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

<11 P 97 272
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11 99 96
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

O 99 47
FINASTERIDE 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

101 91
RANITIDINE HCL 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

101 43
LAMOTRIGINE 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11 101 160
FLUCONAZOLE 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

34

patients, 4% of all patients

104 142
ZETIA 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

105 100
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

105 113
BD ULTRA-FINE PEN NEEDLE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

107 89
NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

107 129
AMOXICILLIN 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

A 107 111
LEVETIRACETAM 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11 110 97
JANUMET 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11 110 232
PRADAXA 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11 112 223
ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

112 155
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 April 4, 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.