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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Geriatric Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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50,224Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$2.7M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
896 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
89% Patients 65 Years and Older

85% 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

$2.9M

2014

$2.65M

2015

$2.7M

2016

Number of Claims

61,305

2014

50,707

2015

50,224

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.

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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
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 2,316

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

2,264

prescriptions.

155

patients, 17% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 2,032

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

1,919

prescriptions.

220

patients, 25% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 1,735

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,617

prescriptions.

182

patients, 20% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 1,530

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,412

prescriptions.

229

patients, 26% of all patients

NAMENDA XR 1,405

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

1,381

prescriptions.

101

patients, 11% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 1,226

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

1,112

prescriptions.

181

patients, 20% of all patients

O
DONEPEZIL HCL 1,105

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

1,068

prescriptions.

158

patients, 18% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 1,086

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

948

prescriptions.

191

patients, 21% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 1,065

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

999

prescriptions.

137

patients, 15% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 939

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

717

prescriptions.

62

patients, 7% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 854

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

748

prescriptions.

134

patients, 15% of all patients

MIRTAZAPINE 795

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

763

prescriptions.

149

patients, 17% of all patients

CARVEDILOL 737

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

694

prescriptions.

122

patients, 14% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 717

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

660

prescriptions.

115

patients, 13% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 707

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

628

prescriptions.

117

patients, 13% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 686

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

641

prescriptions.

110

patients, 12% of all patients

LACTULOSE 657

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

572

prescriptions.

81

patients, 9% of all patients

LEVETIRACETAM 581

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

433

prescriptions.

86

patients, 10% of all patients

NUEDEXTA 566

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

498

prescriptions.

37

patients, 4% of all patients

CITALOPRAM HBR 563

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

472

prescriptions.

83

patients, 9% of all patients

ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 528

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

503

prescriptions.

61

patients, 7% of all patients

SERTRALINE HCL 502

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

423

prescriptions.

77

patients, 9% of all patients

TAMSULOSIN HCL 490

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

451

prescriptions.

70

patients, 8% of all patients

HYDRALAZINE HCL 484

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

428

prescriptions.

80

patients, 9% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 459

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

400

prescriptions.

39

patients, 4% of all patients

METFORMIN HCL 456

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

375

prescriptions.

58

patients, 6% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 441

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

392

prescriptions.

63

patients, 7% of all patients

LORAZEPAM 439

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

403

prescriptions.

82

patients, 9% of all patients

DIVALPROEX SODIUM 416

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

378

prescriptions.

68

patients, 8% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 409

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

371

prescriptions.

86

patients, 10% of all patients

RISPERIDONE 379

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

306

prescriptions.

56

patients, 6% of all patients

P
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 375

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

327

prescriptions.

49

patients, 5% of all patients

P
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 370

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

318

prescriptions.

43

patients, 5% of all patients

XARELTO 336

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

317

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

ALBUTEROL SULFATE 331

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

313

prescriptions.

126

patients, 14% of all patients

ELIQUIS 331

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

326

prescriptions.

35

patients, 4% of all patients

DULOXETINE HCL 320

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

287

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

RANITIDINE HCL 314

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

246

prescriptions.

72

patients, 8% of all patients

BACLOFEN 313

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

163

prescriptions.

43

patients, 5% of all patients

IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 304

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

232

prescriptions.

65

patients, 7% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 295

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

290

prescriptions.

67

patients, 7% of all patients

O
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 295

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

295

prescriptions.

49

patients, 5% of all patients

MEMANTINE HCL 284

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

284

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

JANUVIA 281

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

276

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

LANTUS SOLOSTAR 278

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

254

prescriptions.

37

patients, 4% of all patients

FAMOTIDINE* 268

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

250

prescriptions.

52

patients, 6% of all patients

MONTELUKAST SODIUM 263

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

225

prescriptions.

38

patients, 4% of all patients

CLONIDINE HCL 256

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

216

prescriptions.

59

patients, 7% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 250

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

237

prescriptions.

33

patients, 4% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 250

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

237

prescriptions.

44

patients, 5% of all patients

ALLOPURINOL 240

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

226

prescriptions.

43

patients, 5% of all patients

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 232

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

211

prescriptions.

77

patients, 9% of all patients

PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 231

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

226

prescriptions.

50

patients, 6% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 231

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

226

prescriptions.

39

patients, 4% of all patients

PREDNISONE 228

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

207

prescriptions.

42

patients, 5% of all patients

BENAZEPRIL HCL 225

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

225

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

MELOXICAM 220

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

197

prescriptions.

37

patients, 4% of all patients

ONDANSETRON HCL* 219

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

194

prescriptions.

52

patients, 6% of all patients

BUSPIRONE HCL 214

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

182

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 212

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

179

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

O
GLIPIZIDE 212

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

199

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 207

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

207

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

FINASTERIDE 200

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

180

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

CLONAZEPAM 198

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

146

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

LABETALOL HCL 194

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

111

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

CEPHALEXIN 187

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

169

prescriptions.

95

patients, 11% of all patients

A
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 180

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

152

prescriptions.

105

patients, 12% of all patients

A
ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE 173

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

168

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

LATANOPROST 170

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

165

prescriptions.

34

patients, 4% of all patients

RENVELA 165

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

160

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

RIVASTIGMINE* 164

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

164

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVEMIR 163

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 162

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

162

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

ATENOLOL 162

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

23

patients, 3% of all patients

ALPRAZOLAM 159

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

154

prescriptions.

32

patients, 4% of all patients

AMITIZA 155

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

150

prescriptions.

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TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE 154

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

134

prescriptions.

77

patients, 9% of all patients

LANTUS 152

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

116

prescriptions.

27

patients, 3% of all patients

OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE ER 148

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

MIDODRINE HCL 146

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

119

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

GLIMEPIRIDE 145

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH 140

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 137

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

SANTYL 137

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

118

prescriptions.

65

patients, 7% of all patients

CEFTRIAXONE* 137

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

77

patients, 9% of all patients

A
MYRBETRIQ 136

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

131

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

DIGOXIN 133

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

114

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

RANEXA 132

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

132

prescriptions.

<11
ADVAIR DISKUS 128

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

SENSIPAR 125

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

<11
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 124

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

VESICARE 120

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

120

prescriptions.

<11
EXELON 119

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

119

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 117

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

94

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

BRIMONIDINE TARTRATE 117

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

FENTANYL 117

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

17

patients, 2% of all patients

O
NYSTATIN 112

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

58

patients, 6% of all patients

CLONIDINE 112

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

112

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

GENTAMICIN SULFATE 111

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

106

prescriptions.

73

patients, 8% of all patients

A
LAMOTRIGINE 110

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

90

prescriptions.

<11
OXYCODONE HCL 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

O
SYMBICORT 109

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

104

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 108

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

103

prescriptions.

21

patients, 2% of all patients

LYRICA 106

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

TRIAMTERENE-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZID 102

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

97

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

NORTRIPTYLINE HCL 101

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

PHENYTOIN 100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

SPIRIVA 98

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

25

patients, 3% of all patients

FLUCONAZOLE 95

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

56

patients, 6% of all patients

PAROXETINE HCL 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 92

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

80

prescriptions.

30

patients, 3% of all patients

FLUOXETINE HCL 91

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

VOLTAREN 89

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

TIZANIDINE HCL 87

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

<11
NOVOLIN R 85

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

APRISO 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

<11
TIMOLOL MALEATE 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

84

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

VALPROIC ACID* 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

MUPIROCIN* 84

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

58

patients, 6% of all patients

DILTIAZEM HCL 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

CELECOXIB 83

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

83

prescriptions.

<11
NITROFURANTOIN* 82

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

A
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

40

patients, 4% of all patients

A
KETOCONAZOLE 81

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

31

patients, 3% of all patients

RALOXIFENE HCL 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

<11
PHENYTOIN SODIUM EXTENDED 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

OLANZAPINE 79

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

79

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

P
PROMETHAZINE HCL 78

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

26

patients, 3% of all patients

TRAVATAN Z 77

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

72

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

NYSTOP 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

29

patients, 3% of all patients

ARIPIPRAZOLE 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

P
KLOR-CON SPRINKLE 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

HUMALOG KWIKPEN U-100 75

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

75

prescriptions.

16

patients, 2% of all patients

HALOPERIDOL 74

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

<11 P
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 72

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

23

prescriptions.

15

patients, 2% of all patients

MINOCYCLINE HCL 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

44

patients, 5% of all patients

A
ZETIA 71

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

<11
NOVOLOG 70

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

19

patients, 2% of all patients

PREMARIN 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

<11
VENLAFAXINE HCL 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

BRILINTA 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

<11
NYAMYC 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

35

prescriptions.

24

patients, 3% of all patients

PRIMIDONE 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

IPRATROPIUM BROMIDE 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

ALENDRONATE SODIUM 66

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

ROPINIROLE HCL 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

PATADAY 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

20

patients, 2% of all patients

LINZESS 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

METHIMAZOLE 64

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

64

prescriptions.

<11
MORPHINE SULFATE ER 63

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

<11 O
NITROGLYCERIN PATCH 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11
TRIMETHOPRIM 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

<11 A
LIDOCAINE HCL* 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

44

patients, 5% of all patients

HYDROXYZINE HCL 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

18

patients, 2% of all patients

DICLOFENAC SODIUM 62

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

<11
NIFEDIPINE ER 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

BYSTOLIC 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

<11
DILTIAZEM 24HR CD 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

59

prescriptions.

13

patients, 1% of all patients

LEVOFLOXACIN 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

38

patients, 4% of all patients

A
AMOXICILLIN-CLAVULANATE POTASS 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

44

prescriptions.

41

patients, 5% of all patients

A
PENTOXIFYLLINE 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

<11
MECLIZINE HCL 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

27

prescriptions.

<11
XIFAXAN 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11 A
CARBAMAZEPINE 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

18

prescriptions.

<11
ROZEREM 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

<11
METRONIDAZOLE* 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

34

patients, 4% of all patients

A
NAPROXEN 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

34

patients, 4% of all patients

RYTARY 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

53

prescriptions.

<11
PRISTIQ 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

31

prescriptions.

<11
VALSARTAN 52

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

52

prescriptions.

<11
INCRUSE ELLIPTA 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

<11
PRAMIPEXOLE DIHYDROCHLORIDE 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

50

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 May 6, 2016.
  • 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.