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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Specialist

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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4,176Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$538K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
890 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
94% Patients 65 Years and Older

31% 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

$414K

2014

$529K

2015

$538K

2016

Number of Claims

4,128

2014

4,355

2015

4,176

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.

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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
LATANOPROST 892

prescriptions, 21% of all prescriptions

856

prescriptions.

177

patients, 20% of all patients

PREDNISOLONE ACETATE 424

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

398

prescriptions.

295

patients, 33% of all patients

LUMIGAN 419

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

404

prescriptions.

79

patients, 9% of all patients

TRAVATAN Z 348

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

310

prescriptions.

70

patients, 8% of all patients

POLYMYXIN B SUL-TRIMETHOPRIM 244

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

239

prescriptions.

200

patients, 22% of all patients

RESTASIS 221

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

208

prescriptions.

103

patients, 12% of all patients

DORZOLAMIDE-TIMOLOL 196

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

180

prescriptions.

43

patients, 5% of all patients

ALPHAGAN P 181

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

161

prescriptions.

39

patients, 4% of all patients

TIMOLOL MALEATE 140

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

125

prescriptions.

42

patients, 5% of all patients

COMBIGAN 120

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

AZOPT 101

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

DORZOLAMIDE HCL 93

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

ACETAZOLAMIDE 91

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

BESIVANCE 89

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

73

patients, 8% of all patients

BRIMONIDINE TARTRATE 79

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

PROLENSA 72

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

59

patients, 7% of all patients

ILEVRO 68

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

51

patients, 6% of all patients

SIMBRINZA 68

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

ERYTHROMYCIN* 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

48

patients, 5% of all patients

A
PATADAY 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

32

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 Aug. 16, 2013.
  • 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.