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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Interventional Pain Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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6,604Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$467K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
745 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
43% Patients 65 Years and Older

76% 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

$356K

2014

$413K

2015

$467K

2016

Number of Claims

5,271

2014

6,288

2015

6,604

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. 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
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 1,110

prescriptions, 17% of all prescriptions

494

prescriptions.

278

patients, 37% of all patients

O
OXYCODONE HCL 582

prescriptions, 9% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

158

patients, 21% of all patients

O
GABAPENTIN 502

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

190

prescriptions.

152

patients, 20% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 379

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

253

prescriptions.

119

patients, 16% of all patients

O
MORPHINE SULFATE ER 332

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

95

patients, 13% of all patients

O
DIAZEPAM 225

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

104

patients, 14% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 204

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

53

patients, 7% of all patients

CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 203

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

54

patients, 7% of all patients

MELOXICAM 201

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

62

patients, 8% of all patients

FENTANYL 200

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

48

patients, 6% of all patients

O
ENDOCET 164

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

53

patients, 7% of all patients

O
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 157

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

48

patients, 6% of all patients

BACLOFEN 156

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

43

patients, 6% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 148

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

55

patients, 7% of all patients

O
TIZANIDINE HCL 144

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

45

patients, 6% of all patients

OXYCONTIN 134

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

45

patients, 6% of all patients

O
LIDOCAINE 123

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

46

patients, 6% of all patients

LYRICA 123

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

37

patients, 5% of all patients

MORPHINE SULFATE 122

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

36

patients, 5% of all patients

O
METHADONE HCL 121

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

30

patients, 4% of all patients

O
ALPRAZOLAM 107

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

21

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROMORPHONE HCL* 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

O
CARISOPRODOL 77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 24

patients, 3% of all patients

VOLTAREN 74

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

28

patients, 4% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

METHOCARBAMOL 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 18

patients, 2% 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 June 26, 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.