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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2013

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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10,827Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 1 out of 94

$1.41M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 2 out of 94

441 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
14% Patients 65 Years and Older
98% 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 avg 81928cdb0ebe162ff75cf405bfacadd396bf3ec84bc467b6f3e612dd63daa776 Average for
this specialty
in New York
Lower avg 72b1978e1dcc0b845f89d17d692cfff7aeaf8d8bce70310d8bfc535db2daf62a

Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

N/A

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

N/A

Brand Name Drugs

26% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 19%.

Prescription Price

$130 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $116 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

25 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 18.


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.

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S2

A schedule two drug. More » Schedule two drugs have a high potential for abuse and severe dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

S3

A schedule three drug. More » Schedule three drugs have potential for abuse and dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A

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.

B

A benzodiazepine, or tranquilizer. More » The American Geriatrics Society says these drugs increase the risk of cognitive impairment, delirium, falls and fractures in older adults.

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 Recieving this Drug Category For this Prescriber For All Prescribers in
This Specialty in New York
RISPERIDONE 1,019 66 85 A 1 1
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 676 88 68 2 9
OLANZAPINE 669 187 51 A 3 4
LAMOTRIGINE 486 63 43 4 20
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 440 30 38 5 16
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 420 48 46 R 6 7
ABILIFY 381 26 38 A 7 5
SERTRALINE HCL 375 90 34 8 6
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 354 21 35 A 9 2
ZIPRASIDONE HCL 338 0 26 A 10 25
PAROXETINE HCL 310 34 28 11 17
SEROQUEL XR 299 19 29 A 12 23
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 299 30 32 12 10
CITALOPRAM HBR 280 64 29 14 8
CLONIDINE HCL 253 0 23 15 32
HALOPERIDOL 243 15 20 A 16 19
BUSPIRONE HCL 242 18 30 17 22
MIRTAZAPINE 231 32 29 18 21
LITHIUM CARBONATE 209 37 20 19 18
LORAZEPAM 204 33 40 B 20 14
FLUOXETINE HCL 201 50 19 21 11
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE 188 11 23 R 22 33
FLUVOXAMINE MALEATE 177 18 17 23 29
CLONAZEPAM 174 18 31 B 24 3
SAPHRIS 167 14 14 A 10 25 36
ALPRAZOLAM 148 53 27 B 26 24
TRAZODONE HCL 147 51 17 27 13
THIORIDAZINE HCL 128 <11 <11 A R 28 30
CHLORPROMAZINE HCL 121 <11 <11 A 29 35
INVEGA 109 0 12 A 30 40
OLANZAPINE ODT 102 <11 <11 A 31 44
CARBAMAZEPINE 95 <11 <11 32 38
NAMENDA 93 <11 <11 33 48
GUANFACINE HCL 76 <11 <11 R 34 62
DIAZEPAM 73 <11 11 B 35 55
PROPRANOLOL HCL 66 <11 <11 36 34
CYMBALTA 65 <11 <11 37 26
BUPROPION HCL SR 63 <11 <11 38 43
NALTREXONE HCL 52 <11 <11 39 71
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 50 <11 <11 40 28
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. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost 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 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • The list of top drugs includes only those for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions, but all prescriptions are counted in the summary totals at the top.
  • 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 8, 2007.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.