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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Pulmonary Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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4,414Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$1.69M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
517 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
89% Patients 65 Years and Older

38% 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

$984K

2014

$1.33M

2015

$1.69M

2016

Number of Claims

3,900

2014

4,093

2015

4,414

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
ADVAIR DISKUS 696

prescriptions, 16% of all prescriptions

656

prescriptions.

138

patients, 27% of all patients

BREO ELLIPTA 681

prescriptions, 15% of all prescriptions

635

prescriptions.

142

patients, 27% of all patients

10
SPIRIVA 440

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

357

prescriptions.

74

patients, 14% of all patients

PROAIR HFA 291

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

226

prescriptions.

117

patients, 23% of all patients

VENTOLIN HFA 289

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

237

prescriptions.

94

patients, 18% of all patients

ANORO ELLIPTA 258

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

236

prescriptions.

48

patients, 9% of all patients

SYMBICORT 225

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

192

prescriptions.

41

patients, 8% of all patients

INCRUSE ELLIPTA 223

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

186

prescriptions.

40

patients, 8% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 173

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

168

prescriptions.

35

patients, 7% of all patients

PREDNISONE 129

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

114

prescriptions.

83

patients, 16% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 94

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

25

patients, 5% of all patients

ADVAIR HFA 88

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 77

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

61

patients, 12% of all patients

A
SPIRIVA RESPIMAT 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

14

patients, 3% of all patients

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 July 9, 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.
  • 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.