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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Infectious Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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4,955Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$3.21M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
110 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
31% Patients 65 Years and Older

67% 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

$4.44M

2014

$3.24M

2015

$3.21M

2016

Number of Claims

6,233

2014

4,769

2015

4,955

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
TRUVADA 180

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

26

patients, 24% of all patients

ISENTRESS 169

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

21

patients, 19% of all patients

NORVIR 138

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

18

patients, 16% of all patients

TIVICAY 134

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

16

patients, 15% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 126

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

26

prescriptions.

19

patients, 17% of all patients

A
PREZISTA 115

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

14

patients, 13% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 104

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

16

patients, 15% of all patients

EPZICOM 96

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

11

patients, 10% of all patients

OXYCODONE HCL 84

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

13

patients, 12% of all patients

O
TRIUMEQ 83

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
SERTRALINE HCL 82

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

29

prescriptions.

<11
GABAPENTIN 82

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

12

patients, 11% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 79

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

<11
ATENOLOL 78

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

<11
INTELENCE 73

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

<11
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 68

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
REYATAZ 67

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

<11
OMEGA-3 ACID ETHYL ESTERS 66

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

15

prescriptions.

<11
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

16

prescriptions.

<11
COMPLERA 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
GENVOYA 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

<11
STRIBILD 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

<11
PROAIR HFA 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

<11
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

<11
VALACYCLOVIR 54

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
LORAZEPAM 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
FENOFIBRATE* 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

<11
VIREAD 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

<11
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
ENDOCET 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11 O
ATRIPLA 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

13

prescriptions.

<11
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 17, 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.