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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2015

Cardiovascular Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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24,695Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 4 out of 1520

$2.03M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 4 out of 1520

1,897 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
86% Patients 65 Years and Older

93% 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 New York
lower than average

Antipsychotics

This provider prescribed antipsychotics to at least one but fewer than 11 patients who are 65 and older, so Medicare redacted the exact figure. Comparisons are not shown.

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Antibiotics

1% of this provider’s 1,897 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 6%.

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Risky Drugs for Seniors

5% of this provider’s 1,622 patients 65 and older filled at least one prescription for a potentially inappropriate drug, compared to an average of 7%.

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Opioids

1% of this provider’s 1,897 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 2%.

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Brand Name Drugs

35% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.

Prescription Price

$82 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $86 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

13 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 10.


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 2012. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$1.39M

2012

$2.02M

2013

$2.25M

2014

$2.03M

2015

Number of Claims

18,414

2012

25,642

2013

26,323

2014

24,695

2015

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.

R

A risky drug for seniors. More » The American Geriatrics Society has said this drug is "potentially dangerous" for seniors and might be inappropriate.

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
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,565

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

1,333

prescriptions.

380

patients, 20% of all patients

1 1
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE

Metoprolol is used alone or... +

Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,345

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

1,195

prescriptions.

323

patients, 17% of all patients

2 2
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE-BENAZEPRIL

The combination of amlodipi... +

The combination of amlodipine and benazepril is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

1,176

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

1,010

prescriptions.

277

patients, 15% of all patients

10 3 49
CRESTOR

Lowers high levels of chole... +

Lowers high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides (fats) in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

977

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

838

prescriptions.

224

patients, 12% of all patients

4 12
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM

Losartan is used alone or i... +

Losartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

872

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

736

prescriptions.

213

patients, 11% of all patients

5 10
FUROSEMIDE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

848

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

785

prescriptions.

191

patients, 10% of all patients

6 4
ATENOLOL-CHLORTHALIDONE

For the treatment of hypert... +

For the treatment of hypertension. Source: National Library of Medicine

694

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

606

prescriptions.

149

patients, 8% of all patients

10 7 123
LISINOPRIL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and heart failure. Source: National Library of Medicine

684

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

572

prescriptions.

173

patients, 9% of all patients

8 8
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE

Amlodipine is used alone or... +

Amlodipine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Source: National Library of Medicine

672

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

587

prescriptions.

173

patients, 9% of all patients

9 3
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

This drug is used to treat ... +

This drug is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

657

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

523

prescriptions.

167

patients, 9% of all patients

10 28
OMEPRAZOLE

Treats heartburn, stomach u... +

Treats heartburn, stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, endocrine tumors, and systemic mastocytosis. Source: National Library of Medicine

647

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

525

prescriptions.

165

patients, 9% of all patients

11 21
AZOR

This is a combination of am... +

This is a combination of amlodipine and olmesartan is a combination of medicines that may be used alone or with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

622

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

588

prescriptions.

140

patients, 7% of all patients

10 12 92
METFORMIN HCL

Metformin is used alone or ... +

Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

591

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

512

prescriptions.

147

patients, 8% of all patients

13 23
SIMVASTATIN

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

586

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

501

prescriptions.

153

patients, 8% of all patients

14 5
TRIBENZOR 584

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

532

prescriptions.

130

patients, 7% of all patients

10 15 116
BYSTOLIC

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

486

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

411

prescriptions.

94

patients, 5% of all patients

16 31
CARVEDILOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and congestive heart failure (CHF). Source: National Library of Medicine

446

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

374

prescriptions.

114

patients, 6% of all patients

17 9
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM

Pravastatin is used with di... +

Pravastatin is used with diet, weight-loss, and exercise to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke and to decrease the chance that heart surgery will be needed in people who have heart disease or who are at risk of developing heart disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

421

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

339

prescriptions.

101

patients, 5% of all patients

18 19
LABETALOL HCL

Labetalol is used to treat ... +

Labetalol is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

418

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

387

prescriptions.

87

patients, 5% of all patients

19 62
CLOPIDOGREL

Helps prevent stroke, heart... +

Helps prevent stroke, heart attack, and other heart problems. Source: National Library of Medicine

369

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

326

prescriptions.

93

patients, 5% of all patients

20 6
DEXILANT

Treats erosive esophagitis,... +

Treats erosive esophagitis, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and other conditions caused by too much stomach acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

346

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

311

prescriptions.

83

patients, 4% of all patients

21 111
JANUVIA

Treats type 2 diabetes. Use... +

Treats type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

338

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

298

prescriptions.

81

patients, 4% of all patients

22 50
BISOPROLOL FUMARATE

Bisoprolol is used alone or... +

Bisoprolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

336

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

278

prescriptions.

84

patients, 4% of all patients

23 55
XARELTO

Used to treat deep vein thr... +

Used to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT; a blood clot, usually in the leg) and pulmonary embolism (PE; a blood clot in the lung). Source: National Library of Medicine

292

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

252

prescriptions.

58

patients, 3% of all patients

24 16
VALSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure. +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

285

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

242

prescriptions.

74

patients, 4% of all patients

25 39
SPIRONOLACTONE

Treats fluid retention (ede... +

Treats fluid retention (edema) in patients with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis, or nephrotic syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

283

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

228

prescriptions.

76

patients, 4% of all patients

26 24
BISOPROLOL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

264

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

215

prescriptions.

63

patients, 3% of all patients

27 108
MECLIZINE HCL

Meclizine is used to preven... +

Meclizine is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. Source: National Library of Medicine

259

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

233

prescriptions.

82

patients, 4% of all patients

28 85
ELIQUIS

Used to help prevent stroke... +

Used to help prevent strokes or blood clots in people who have atrial fibrillation (a condition in which the heart beats irregularly, increasing the chance of clots forming in the body and possibly causing strokes) that is not caused by heart valve disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

252

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

238

prescriptions.

59

patients, 3% of all patients

29 20
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER

Isosorbide mononitrate is u... +

Isosorbide mononitrate is used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary artery disease (heart disease). Source: National Library of Medicine

246

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

203

prescriptions.

58

patients, 3% of all patients

30 15
BENAZEPRIL HCL

Benazepril is used alone or... +

Benazepril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

242

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

218

prescriptions.

54

patients, 3% of all patients

31 93
NEXIUM

Treats heartburn, gastroeso... +

Treats heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid. Source: National Library of Medicine

241

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

181

prescriptions.

52

patients, 3% of all patients

32 48
VALSARTAN

Valsartan is used alone or ... +

Valsartan is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

203

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

189

prescriptions.

48

patients, 3% of all patients

33 27
JANUMET

This is a combination drug ... +

This is a combination drug containing metformin and sitagliptin and is used to treat high blood sugar levels caused by type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

202

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

175

prescriptions.

49

patients, 3% of all patients

34 132
BENICAR HCT

Used alone or together with... +

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

201

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

185

prescriptions.

49

patients, 3% of all patients

35 78
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE

Zolpidem is used to treat i... +

Zolpidem is used to treat insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). Source: National Library of Medicine

196

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

157

prescriptions.

68

patients, 4% of all patients

R 36 33
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Used alone or together with... +

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention (edema). Source: National Library of Medicine

193

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

164

prescriptions.

52

patients, 3% of all patients

37 14
BRILINTA

Used along with aspirin to ... +

Used along with aspirin to prevent serious or life-threatening problems with the heart and blood vessels in people who have had a heart attack or severe chest pain. Source: National Library of Medicine

185

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

47

patients, 2% of all patients

38 106
ZETIA

Lowers cholesterol in your ... +

Lowers cholesterol in your blood. Source: National Library of Medicine

175

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

40

patients, 2% of all patients

39 29
BENICAR

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

144

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

37

patients, 2% of all patients

40 46
OMEGA-3 ACID ETHYL ESTERS

Omega-3 fatty acids are use... +

Omega-3 fatty acids are used together with lifestyle changes (diet, weight-loss, exercise) to reduce the amount of triglycerides (a fat-like substance) in the blood in people with very high triglycerides. Source: National Library of Medicine

143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

117

prescriptions.

35

patients, 2% of all patients

41 51
WARFARIN SODIUM

Warfarin is used to prevent... +

Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger in your blood and blood vessels. Source: National Library of Medicine

138

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

23

patients, 1% of all patients

42 11
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM

Pantoprazole is used to tre... +

Pantoprazole is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach). Source: National Library of Medicine

138

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

38

patients, 2% of all patients

42 34
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD

Diltiazem is used to treat ... +

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

135

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

114

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

44 58
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

Treats high blood pressure.... +

Treats high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

134

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

39

patients, 2% of all patients

45 63
NITROSTAT

Treats or prevents angina (... +

Treats or prevents angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

55

patients, 3% of all patients

46 38
ATENOLOL

Treats high blood pressure ... +

Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

28

patients, 1% of all patients

47 13
RANEXA

Treats or prevents angina (... +

Treats or prevents angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

47 26
METFORMIN HCL ER

Metformin is used alone or ... +

Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

30

patients, 2% of all patients

49 71
RANITIDINE HCL

Ranitidine is used to treat... +

Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus); and conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Source: National Library of Medicine

108

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

30

patients, 2% of all patients

50 72
SPIRONOLACTONE-HCTZ

The combination of spironol... +

The combination of spironolactone and hydrochlorothiazide, a 'water pill,' is used to treat high blood pressure and fluid retention caused by various conditions, including heart disease. Source: National Library of Medicine

101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

51 109
CLONIDINE

Used alone or together with... +

Used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

52 205
GABAPENTIN

Treats certain types of sei... +

Treats certain types of seizures. Source: National Library of Medicine

83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

78

prescriptions.

26

patients, 1% of all patients

53 52
NAPROXEN

Treats fever and pain, incl... +

Treats fever and pain, including pain caused by arthritis, gout, menstrual cramps, tendinitis, headache, backache, and toothache. Source: National Library of Medicine

83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

53 122
CLONIDINE HCL

Clonidine is used alone or ... +

Clonidine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

26

patients, 1% of all patients

55 67
GLIPIZIDE

Used with diet and exercise... +

Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

25

patients, 1% of all patients

55 105
VERAPAMIL ER

Verapamil is used to treat ... +

Verapamil is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

57 80
PROPRANOLOL HCL ER

Propranolol is used to trea... +

Propranolol is used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, pheochromocytoma (tumor on a small gland near the kidneys), certain types of tremor, and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (a heart muscle disease). Source: National Library of Medicine

76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

19

patients, 1% of all patients

58 204
BENAZEPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE

The combination of benazepr... +

The combination of benazepril and hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

70

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

59 319
COREG CR 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

60 170
PRADAXA

Used to treat deep vein thr... +

Used to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT; a blood clot, usually in the leg) and pulmonary embolism (PE; a blood clot in the lung) in patients who have been treated with an injectable anticoagulant (''blood thinner''). Source: National Library of Medicine

73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

61 32
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM

Levothyroxine, a thyroid ho... +

Levothyroxine, a thyroid hormone, is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Source: National Library of Medicine

72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

62 18
AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN

This combination of medicin... +

This combination of medicines are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Source: National Library of Medicine

65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

63 161
TAMSULOSIN HCL

Tamsulosin is used in men t... +

Tamsulosin is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH) which include difficulty urinating (hesitation, dribbling, weak stream, and incomplete bladder emptying), painful urination, and urinary frequency and urgency. Source: National Library of Medicine

64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

22

patients, 1% of all patients

64 35
JENTADUETO 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

<11 65 349
AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN-HCTZ 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

66 257
MONTELUKAST SODIUM

Montelukast is used to prev... +

Montelukast is used to prevent wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and coughing caused by asthma. Source: National Library of Medicine

56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

14

patients, 1% of all patients

67 69
DILTIAZEM 24HR ER

Diltiazem is used to treat ... +

Diltiazem is used to treat high blood pressure and to control angina (chest pain). Source: National Library of Medicine

55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

68 43
TRADJENTA

Used with proper diet and e... +

Used with proper diet and exercise to treat high blood sugar levels caused by type 2 diabetes. Source: National Library of Medicine

53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

69 162
TELMISARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11 69 196
GLIPIZIDE ER

Glipizide is used along wit... +

Glipizide is used along with diet and exercise, and sometimes with other medications, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

38

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

71 126
FENOFIBRATE*

Treats high cholesterol and... +

Treats high cholesterol and triglycerides, together with a proper diet. Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

71 96
NIFEDIPINE ER

Used for the treatment of v... +

Used for the treatment of vasospastic angina, chronic stable angina and hypertension. Source: National Library of Medicine

51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

71 41
ENALAPRIL MALEATE

Enalapril is used alone or ... +

Enalapril is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Source: National Library of Medicine

50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

16

patients, 1% of all patients

74 25
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 2015 includes more than 1.4 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.4 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 447,000 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 July 19, 2012.
  • 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.