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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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20,807Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 43 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

$1.06M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 99 out of 1935 providers in this state and specialty

1,460 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
74% Patients 65 Years and Older

50% 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 than average Average for
this specialty
in Indiana
lower than average

Antipsychotics

This provider prescribed antipsychotics to at least one but fewer than 11 patients who are 65 and older, so Medicare redacted the exact figure. Comparisons are not shown.

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Antibiotics

28% of this provider’s 1,460 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 30%.

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Opioids

26% of this provider’s 1,460 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 17%.

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Brand Name Drugs

13% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 18%.

Prescription Price

$51 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $63 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

14 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 17.


How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all 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

$1.02M

2014

$959K

2015

$1.06M

2016

Number of Claims

21,816

2014

19,574

2015

20,807

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.

This Drug's Rank
Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category For this Prescriber For this Prescriber's Peers
TRAMADOL HCL 930

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

637

prescriptions.

254

patients, 17% of all patients

O 1 19
LISINOPRIL 862

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

694

prescriptions.

299

patients, 20% of all patients

2 3
ALPRAZOLAM 811

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

437

prescriptions.

135

patients, 9% of all patients

3 16
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 709

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

474

prescriptions.

161

patients, 11% of all patients

O 4 7
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 597

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

468

prescriptions.

173

patients, 12% of all patients

5 1
OMEPRAZOLE 591

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

419

prescriptions.

198

patients, 14% of all patients

6 5
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 588

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

475

prescriptions.

194

patients, 13% of all patients

7 4
GABAPENTIN 571

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

300

prescriptions.

186

patients, 13% of all patients

8 10
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 531

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

434

prescriptions.

182

patients, 12% of all patients

9 11
METFORMIN HCL 508

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

390

prescriptions.

165

patients, 11% of all patients

10 8
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 492

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

337

prescriptions.

174

patients, 12% of all patients

11 2
SIMVASTATIN 425

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

324

prescriptions.

148

patients, 10% of all patients

12 6
FUROSEMIDE 387

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

258

prescriptions.

120

patients, 8% of all patients

13 9
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 371

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

294

prescriptions.

131

patients, 9% of all patients

14 14
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 308

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

217

prescriptions.

136

patients, 9% of all patients

15 35
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 293

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

265

prescriptions.

101

patients, 7% of all patients

16 12
DICLOFENAC SODIUM 290

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

228

prescriptions.

100

patients, 7% of all patients

17 102
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 285

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

228

prescriptions.

101

patients, 7% of all patients

18 13
TEMAZEPAM 254

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

212

prescriptions.

53

patients, 4% of all patients

19 135
TIZANIDINE HCL 243

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

137

prescriptions.

96

patients, 7% of all patients

20 69
TRAZODONE HCL 238

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

144

prescriptions.

87

patients, 6% of all patients

21 31
CLOPIDOGREL 224

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

79

patients, 5% of all patients

22 24
MONTELUKAST SODIUM 219

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

160

prescriptions.

72

patients, 5% of all patients

23 39
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 210

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

139

prescriptions.

66

patients, 5% of all patients

24 18
MELOXICAM 205

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

73

patients, 5% of all patients

25 27
VENTOLIN HFA 201

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

127

prescriptions.

85

patients, 6% of all patients

26 71
LISINOPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 199

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

149

prescriptions.

66

patients, 5% of all patients

27 25
RANITIDINE HCL 192

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

146

prescriptions.

78

patients, 5% of all patients

28 43
LORAZEPAM 185

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

107

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

29 36
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 183

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

76

prescriptions.

47

patients, 3% of all patients

30 45
TAMSULOSIN HCL 182

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

171

prescriptions.

61

patients, 4% of all patients

31 21
ATENOLOL 180

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

151

prescriptions.

61

patients, 4% of all patients

32 26
CITALOPRAM HBR 178

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

58

patients, 4% of all patients

33 28
PREDNISONE 173

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

115

patients, 8% of all patients

34 37
GLIMEPIRIDE 170

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

143

prescriptions.

56

patients, 4% of all patients

35 33
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 169

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

132

prescriptions.

124

patients, 8% of all patients

A 36 90
LOVASTATIN 169

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

124

prescriptions.

53

patients, 4% of all patients

36 58
GLIPIZIDE 164

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

141

prescriptions.

60

patients, 4% of all patients

38 62
CARVEDILOL 153

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

121

prescriptions.

59

patients, 4% of all patients

39 23
WARFARIN SODIUM 152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

40

patients, 3% of all patients

40 22
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 146

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

85

prescriptions.

50

patients, 3% of all patients

41 17
LEVOFLOXACIN 141

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

96

prescriptions.

115

patients, 8% of all patients

A 42 74
BACLOFEN 136

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

82

prescriptions.

50

patients, 3% of all patients

43 81
LYRICA 135

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

44 63
FENOFIBRATE* 125

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

43

patients, 3% of all patients

45 108
CLONAZEPAM 119

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

98

prescriptions.

30

patients, 2% of all patients

46 44
CIPROFLOXACIN HCL 116

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

86

prescriptions.

99

patients, 7% of all patients

A 47 70
SERTRALINE HCL 115

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

60

prescriptions.

46

patients, 3% of all patients

48 20
ALLOPURINOL 114

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

32

patients, 2% of all patients

49 29
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

81

prescriptions.

46

patients, 3% of all patients

50 15
CLONIDINE HCL 108

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

41

patients, 3% of all patients

51 67
IBUPROFEN 105

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

61

prescriptions.

38

patients, 3% of all patients

52 105
PROAIR HFA 104

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

45

patients, 3% of all patients

53 52
FINASTERIDE 100

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

95

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

54 91
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 98

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

29

patients, 2% of all patients

55 51
ADVAIR DISKUS 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

56 64
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 93

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

56 42
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 76

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

58 30
AZITHROMYCIN 73

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

68

patients, 5% of all patients

A 59 46
LANTUS 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

60 73
CYCLOBENZAPRINE HCL 69

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

<11 24

patients, 2% of all patients

60 76
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 68

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

63

prescriptions.

21

patients, 1% of all patients

62 40
OXYBUTYNIN CHLORIDE 67

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

51

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

63 96
ROPINIROLE HCL 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

64 61
METFORMIN HCL ER 65

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

64 41
METOCLOPRAMIDE HCL 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

33

patients, 2% of all patients

66 175
FLUOXETINE HCL 60

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

42

prescriptions.

27

patients, 2% of all patients

66 38
AMOXICILLIN-CLAVULANATE POTASS 59

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

50

patients, 3% of all patients

A 68 117
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

69 66
DIAZEPAM 58

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

<11 69 75
LEVEMIR FLEXTOUCH 57

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% of all patients

71 93
SYMBICORT 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

41

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

72 92
AMOXICILLIN 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

48

patients, 3% of all patients

A 72 111
HYDRALAZINE HCL 56

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

20

patients, 1% of all patients

72 83
BUPROPION HCL SR 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

28

prescriptions.

23

patients, 2% of all patients

75 149
VIAGRA 55

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

75 419
SPIRIVA 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

43

prescriptions.

12

patients, 1% of all patients

77 80
PIOGLITAZONE HCL 54

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

49

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

77 78
DULOXETINE HCL 53

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

36

prescriptions.

17

patients, 1% of all patients

79 32
TERAZOSIN HCL 51

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

46

prescriptions.

18

patients, 1% of all patients

80 154
GEMFIBROZIL 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

19

patients, 1% of all patients

81 141
HUMULIN 70-30 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

11

patients, 1% of all patients

81 440
LEVETIRACETAM 50

prescriptions, 0% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

15

patients, 1% of all patients

81 97
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 Jan. 10, 2017.
  • 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.