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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Adult Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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7,730Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$4.4M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
262 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
15% Patients 65 Years and Older

81% 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

$2.83M

2014

$3.57M

2015

$4.4M

2016

Number of Claims

5,454

2014

6,197

2015

7,730

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. 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 422

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

62

patients, 24% of all patients

NORVIR 317

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

47

patients, 18% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 303

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

41

patients, 16% of all patients

PREZISTA 298

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

42

patients, 16% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 268

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

46

patients, 18% of all patients

TRIUMEQ 245

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

48

patients, 18% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 213

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

32

patients, 12% of all patients

TIVICAY 204

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

33

prescriptions.

31

patients, 12% of all patients

ACYCLOVIR 178

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

29

patients, 11% of all patients

ISENTRESS 146

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

20

patients, 8% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 142

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 28

patients, 11% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 124

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

17

patients, 6% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 116

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

21

patients, 8% of all patients

OXYCODONE HCL 114

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

18

prescriptions.

25

patients, 10% of all patients

O
INTELENCE 107

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

16

patients, 6% of all patients

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 101

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

24

patients, 9% of all patients

A
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 100

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

16

patients, 6% of all patients

PREZCOBIX 91

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

15

patients, 6% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 89

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

15

patients, 6% of all patients

ATRIPLA 88

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

13

patients, 5% of all patients

GENVOYA 88

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 13

patients, 5% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 86

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

18

prescriptions.

12

patients, 5% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 84

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 13

patients, 5% of all patients

IBUPROFEN 84

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

17

patients, 6% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 84

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 12

patients, 5% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 82

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

15

patients, 6% of all patients

KALETRA 77

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

11

patients, 4% of all patients

ABACAVIR 68

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
TRAZODONE HCL 64

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <11
FLUCONAZOLE 64

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

14

patients, 5% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 62

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

<11
EPZICOM 61

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

<11
REYATAZ 58

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

<11
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 57

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

<11
TIZANIDINE HCL 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 56

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 18

patients, 7% of all patients

O
ANDROGEL 55

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

<11
CITALOPRAM HBR 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

<11
FENOFIBRATE* 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

22

prescriptions.

<11
MORPHINE SULFATE ER 51

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 12

patients, 5% of all patients

O
AZELASTINE HCL 50

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 <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 Aug. 2, 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.