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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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4,100Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$383K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
324 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
64% Patients 65 Years and Older

32% 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

$338K

2014

$330K

2015

$383K

2016

Number of Claims

3,539

2014

3,718

2015

4,100

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
OXYCODONE HCL 578

prescriptions, 14% of all prescriptions

313

prescriptions.

80

patients, 25% of all patients

O
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 421

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

222

prescriptions.

64

patients, 20% of all patients

O
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 408

prescriptions, 10% of all prescriptions

330

prescriptions.

63

patients, 19% of all patients

O
GABAPENTIN 306

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

62

patients, 19% of all patients

MORPHINE SULFATE ER 230

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

29

patients, 9% of all patients

O
OXYCONTIN 193

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

28

patients, 9% of all patients

O
FENTANYL 184

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

115

prescriptions.

29

patients, 9% of all patients

O
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 147

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

43

patients, 13% of all patients

LYRICA 119

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

25

patients, 8% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 108

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

35

patients, 11% of all patients

O
TIZANIDINE HCL 101

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

24

patients, 7% of all patients

HYDROMORPHONE HCL* 99

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

19

patients, 6% of all patients

O
ACETAMINOPHEN-CODEINE 86

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

13

patients, 4% of all patients

O
DULOXETINE HCL 83

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

19

patients, 6% of all patients

OPANA ER 82

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

O
METHOCARBAMOL 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

19

prescriptions.

12

patients, 4% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

<11
PREDNISONE 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

40

patients, 12% of all patients

MELOXICAM 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 18

patients, 6% 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 Sept. 12, 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.