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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Specialist

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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9,049Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$607K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
584 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
38% Patients 65 Years and Older

77% 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

$290K

2014

$454K

2015

$607K

2016

Number of Claims

3,624

2014

6,983

2015

9,049

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
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 1,478

prescriptions, 16% of all prescriptions

363

prescriptions.

204

patients, 35% of all patients

O
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 909

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

465

prescriptions.

159

patients, 27% of all patients

O
GABAPENTIN 714

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

213

prescriptions.

136

patients, 23% of all patients

OXYCODONE HCL 628

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

76

patients, 13% of all patients

O
TIZANIDINE HCL 534

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

140

prescriptions.

123

patients, 21% of all patients

MORPHINE SULFATE ER 469

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

160

prescriptions.

73

patients, 13% of all patients

O
TOPIRAMATE 345

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

57

patients, 10% of all patients

MORPHINE SULFATE 315

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

132

prescriptions.

68

patients, 12% of all patients

O
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 292

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

80

patients, 14% of all patients

OXYCONTIN 272

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

19

prescriptions.

40

patients, 7% of all patients

O
TRAMADOL HCL 252

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

57

patients, 10% of all patients

O
DULOXETINE HCL 251

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

FENTANYL 239

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

42

patients, 7% of all patients

O
MELOXICAM 193

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

68

patients, 12% of all patients

LYRICA 178

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

30

patients, 5% of all patients

IBUPROFEN 158

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

42

patients, 7% of all patients

HYDROMORPHONE HCL* 146

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

29

patients, 5% of all patients

O
METHADONE HCL 116

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

28

patients, 5% of all patients

O
BACLOFEN 100

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

28

patients, 5% of all patients

DIAZEPAM 99

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

64

patients, 11% of all patients

DICLOFENAC SODIUM 89

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

28

patients, 5% of all patients

NABUMETONE 85

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

30

patients, 5% of all patients

ETODOLAC 72

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

15

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

CARISOPRODOL 61

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

<11
LIDOCAINE 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

22

patients, 4% of all patients

BUTALBITAL-ACETAMINOPHEN-CAFFE 59

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
OPANA ER 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 11

patients, 2% of all patients

O
OXYCODONE HCL ER 55

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

12

patients, 2% of all patients

O
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 19

patients, 3% of all patients

O
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 March 7, 2015.
  • 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.