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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Psychiatry

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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4,916Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$244K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
392 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
37% Patients 65 Years and Older

80% 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

$337K

2014

$321K

2015

$244K

2016

Number of Claims

4,728

2014

5,102

2015

4,916

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
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 413

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

181

prescriptions.

74

patients, 19% of all patients

P
CITALOPRAM HBR 337

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

68

patients, 17% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 323

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

50

patients, 13% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 284

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

156

prescriptions.

58

patients, 15% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 270

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

58

patients, 15% of all patients

BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 263

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

54

patients, 14% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 209

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

50

patients, 13% of all patients

HALOPERIDOL 201

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

33

patients, 8% of all patients

P
RISPERIDONE 170

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

54

patients, 14% of all patients

P
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 153

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

25

patients, 6% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 146

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

133

prescriptions.

26

patients, 7% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 141

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

33

patients, 8% of all patients

CLONAZEPAM 140

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

<11 26

patients, 7% of all patients

BUPROPION HCL SR 128

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

47

patients, 12% of all patients

PAROXETINE HCL 128

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

41

patients, 10% of all patients

VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 122

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

40

patients, 10% of all patients

ARIPIPRAZOLE 96

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

P
FLUOXETINE HCL 94

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

29

patients, 7% of all patients

LITHIUM CARBONATE 90

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

ZIPRASIDONE HCL 86

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 16

patients, 4% of all patients

P
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 78

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 21

patients, 5% of all patients

DEXTROAMPHETAMINE-AMPHETAMINE 68

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 64

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

18

prescriptions.

19

patients, 5% of all patients

FLUPHENAZINE HCL 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

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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 May 22, 2018.
  • 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.