Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup

The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

See Other Prescribers With This Specialty in This State »

13,867Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$732K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
555 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
76% Patients 65 Years and Older

50% 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

$884K

2014

$880K

2015

$732K

2016

Number of Claims

15,653

2014

15,118

2015

13,867

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.

Click to Filter by Category

Clear Filter


O

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 487

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

387

prescriptions.

78

patients, 14% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 471

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

386

prescriptions.

87

patients, 16% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 463

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

306

prescriptions.

92

patients, 17% of all patients

O
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 415

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

328

prescriptions.

75

patients, 14% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 406

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

314

prescriptions.

87

patients, 16% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 354

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

239

prescriptions.

66

patients, 12% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 305

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

289

prescriptions.

33

patients, 6% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 292

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

207

prescriptions.

51

patients, 9% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 261

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

231

prescriptions.

51

patients, 9% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 257

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

220

prescriptions.

51

patients, 9% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 253

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

174

prescriptions.

53

patients, 10% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 252

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

227

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 247

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

145

prescriptions.

47

patients, 8% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 237

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

192

prescriptions.

44

patients, 8% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 229

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

212

prescriptions.

45

patients, 8% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 229

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

209

prescriptions.

41

patients, 7% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 225

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

169

prescriptions.

55

patients, 10% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 225

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 211

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

193

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 206

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

190

prescriptions.

31

patients, 6% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 206

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

179

prescriptions.

35

patients, 6% of all patients

GLIPIZIDE 179

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

144

prescriptions.

27

patients, 5% of all patients

MELOXICAM 154

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

134

prescriptions.

48

patients, 9% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 153

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

126

prescriptions.

31

patients, 6% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 146

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

23

patients, 4% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 137

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

ATENOLOL 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

119

prescriptions.

30

patients, 5% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 124

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

25

patients, 5% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 124

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 122

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

28

patients, 5% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 117

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

89

prescriptions.

29

patients, 5% of all patients

O
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 115

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

92

prescriptions.

26

patients, 5% of all patients

JANUVIA 99

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 96

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 96

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

24

patients, 4% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 93

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

40

patients, 7% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 92

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

22

patients, 4% of all patients

LOVASTATIN 90

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 89

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

AZITHROMYCIN 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

75

patients, 14% of all patients

A
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 83

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

CRESTOR 82

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 81

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 80

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

18

patients, 3% of all patients

AMOXICILLIN-CLAVULANATE POTASS 78

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

65

patients, 12% of all patients

A
TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 76

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 75

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 72

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

24

patients, 4% of all patients

ZETIA 71

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 70

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

ESOMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

O
FAMOTIDINE* 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

44

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

ROPINIROLE HCL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

FENOFIBRATE* 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

<11
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

A
NEXIUM 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

<11
LYRICA 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

18

prescriptions.

11

patients, 2% of all patients

FENOFIBRIC ACID* 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

<11
FLUOXETINE HCL 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11
PAROXETINE HCL 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

<11
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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to [email protected] and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to [email protected].

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. 2, 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.