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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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20,424Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 46 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

$1.32M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 44 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

425 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
80% Patients 65 Years and Older

70% 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

12% of this provider’s 342 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

46% of this provider’s 425 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 30%.

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Opioids

39% of this provider’s 425 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 17%.

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Brand Name Drugs

24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 18%.

Prescription Price

$65 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $63 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

48 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

$1.38M

2015

$1.32M

2016

Number of Claims

22,996

2014

20,305

2015

20,424

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
FUROSEMIDE 908

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

760

prescriptions.

112

patients, 26% of all patients

1 9
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 833

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

652

prescriptions.

126

patients, 30% of all patients

2 1
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 699

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

467

prescriptions.

92

patients, 22% of all patients

O 3 7
ALPRAZOLAM 577

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

393

prescriptions.

87

patients, 20% of all patients

4 16
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 475

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

414

prescriptions.

73

patients, 17% of all patients

5 17
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 473

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

392

prescriptions.

64

patients, 15% of all patients

6 30
OMEPRAZOLE 443

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

325

prescriptions.

77

patients, 18% of all patients

7 5
LISINOPRIL 441

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

383

prescriptions.

89

patients, 21% of all patients

8 3
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 394

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

345

prescriptions.

72

patients, 17% of all patients

9 2
GABAPENTIN 385

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

312

prescriptions.

69

patients, 16% of all patients

10 10
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 371

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

330

prescriptions.

69

patients, 16% of all patients

11 11
WARFARIN SODIUM 354

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

323

prescriptions.

30

patients, 7% of all patients

12 22
SIMVASTATIN 317

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

249

prescriptions.

60

patients, 14% of all patients

13 6
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 304

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

290

prescriptions.

59

patients, 14% of all patients

14 4
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 288

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

265

prescriptions.

45

patients, 11% of all patients

15 15
CLOPIDOGREL 272

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

212

prescriptions.

46

patients, 11% of all patients

16 24
NAMENDA XR 253

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

226

prescriptions.

24

patients, 6% of all patients

17 50
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 246

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

241

prescriptions.

44

patients, 10% of all patients

18 14
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 245

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

230

prescriptions.

40

patients, 9% of all patients

19 12
TRAMADOL HCL 225

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

203

prescriptions.

52

patients, 12% of all patients

O 20 19
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 215

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

178

prescriptions.

46

patients, 11% of all patients

21 18
CLONAZEPAM 196

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

132

prescriptions.

21

patients, 5% of all patients

22 44
MIRTAZAPINE 189

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

26

patients, 6% of all patients

23 54
LYRICA 187

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

19

patients, 4% of all patients

24 63
ALLOPURINOL 183

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

159

prescriptions.

35

patients, 8% of all patients

25 29
CARVEDILOL 181

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

31

patients, 7% of all patients

26 23
TAMSULOSIN HCL 168

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

31

patients, 7% of all patients

27 21
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 160

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

23

patients, 5% of all patients

O 28 47
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 154

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

108

prescriptions.

37

patients, 9% of all patients

29 45
METFORMIN HCL 147

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

135

prescriptions.

29

patients, 7% of all patients

30 8
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

123

prescriptions.

57

patients, 13% of all patients

A 31 90
LORAZEPAM 138

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

26

patients, 6% of all patients

32 36
TRAZODONE HCL 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

24

patients, 6% of all patients

33 31
AZITHROMYCIN 134

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

75

patients, 18% of all patients

A 34 46
DONEPEZIL HCL 134

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

27

patients, 6% of all patients

34 34
ARIPIPRAZOLE 129

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

P 36 156
LEVEMIR 126

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

18

patients, 4% of all patients

37 132
DULOXETINE HCL 123

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

26

patients, 6% of all patients

38 32
LANTUS 116

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

19

patients, 4% of all patients

39 73
SYNTHROID 115

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

20

patients, 5% of all patients

40 49
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 113

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

37

patients, 9% of all patients

41 56
SERTRALINE HCL 111

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

42 20
HUMALOG 109

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

18

patients, 4% of all patients

43 127
CEPHALEXIN 105

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

55

patients, 13% of all patients

A 44 53
MEMANTINE HCL 100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

45 82
LEVOFLOXACIN 99

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

40

patients, 9% of all patients

A 46 74
IBUPROFEN 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

24

patients, 6% of all patients

47 105
MELOXICAM 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

19

patients, 4% of all patients

48 27
NITROFURANTOIN MONO-MACRO 92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

33

patients, 8% of all patients

A 49 163
CITALOPRAM HBR 90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

50 28
PRAMIPEXOLE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 90

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

50 150
XARELTO 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

52 98
NOVOLOG 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

53 134
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

19

patients, 4% of all patients

54 13
JANUVIA 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

<11 55 59
NEXIUM 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

56 128
FAMOTIDINE* 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

<11 57 60
CLONIDINE HCL 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

57 67
ATENOLOL 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

59 26
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

<11 60 190
GLIMEPIRIDE 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

61 33
DIAZEPAM 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

20

patients, 5% of all patients

62 75
BACLOFEN 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

<11 63 81
PREDNISONE 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

36

patients, 8% of all patients

63 37
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

63 51
GEMFIBROZIL 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11 63 141
ONDANSETRON HCL* 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

28

patients, 7% of all patients

67 148
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

38

patients, 9% of all patients

A 68 70
NYSTATIN 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

23

patients, 5% of all patients

69 106
FLUOXETINE HCL 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

12

patients, 3% of all patients

69 38
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

<11 71 113
DEXILANT 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

71 182
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

<11 P 73 68
LEVOCETIRIZINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

73 185
BUPROPION HCL SR 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

25

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

73 149
DIGOXIN 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

<11 76 122
RANITIDINE HCL 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

76 43
FENTANYL 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

<11 O 78 94
VIIBRYD 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

<11 78 362
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 61

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

23

patients, 5% of all patients

80 35
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

<11 81 77
TEMAZEPAM 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

81 135
NYSTOP 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

17

patients, 4% of all patients

81 174
OLANZAPINE 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

P 84 125
VENTOLIN HFA 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

28

prescriptions.

15

patients, 4% of all patients

85 71
RIVASTIGMINE* 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

<11 86 307
SUCRALFATE 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

86 173
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

27

patients, 6% of all patients

88 153
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11 88 104
KLOR-CON M20 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

<11 88 87
RISPERIDONE 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11 P 91 95
FENOFIBRATE* 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

<11 91 116
RISPERDAL CONSTA 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

<11 P 93 293
BENAZEPRIL HCL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

13

patients, 3% of all patients

94 84
LEVETIRACETAM 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

<11 94 97
CLOZAPINE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

15

prescriptions.

<11 P 96 204
GLIPIZIDE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

<11 96 62
FLUCONAZOLE 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

33

patients, 8% of all patients

96 142
AMOXICILLIN-CLAVULANATE POTASS 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

27

patients, 6% of all patients

A 99 117
SPIRONOLACTONE 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

11

patients, 3% of all patients

99 55
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

<11 101 66
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 Aug. 13, 2008.
  • 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.