Prescriber Checkup

Prescriber Checkup

The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Cardiovascular Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

See Other Prescribers With This Specialty in This State »

8,273Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$549K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
1,103 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
92% Patients 65 Years and Older

17% 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

$438K

2014

$452K

2015

$549K

2016

Number of Claims

7,060

2014

7,545

2015

8,273

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.

Click to Filter by Category

Clear Filter


O

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
CARVEDILOL 687

prescriptions, 8% of all prescriptions

633

prescriptions.

190

patients, 17% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 568

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

519

prescriptions.

173

patients, 16% of all patients

JANTOVEN 560

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

532

prescriptions.

106

patients, 10% of all patients

CLOPIDOGREL 548

prescriptions, 7% of all prescriptions

465

prescriptions.

141

patients, 13% of all patients

METOPROLOL TARTRATE 474

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

443

prescriptions.

149

patients, 14% of all patients

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 449

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

381

prescriptions.

136

patients, 12% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 378

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

344

prescriptions.

122

patients, 11% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 301

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

281

prescriptions.

114

patients, 10% of all patients

ELIQUIS 298

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

293

prescriptions.

81

patients, 7% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 264

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

241

prescriptions.

88

patients, 8% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 246

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

224

prescriptions.

84

patients, 8% of all patients

XARELTO 243

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

243

prescriptions.

42

patients, 4% of all patients

SOTALOL 191

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

191

prescriptions.

54

patients, 5% of all patients

NITROSTAT 171

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

147

prescriptions.

131

patients, 12% of all patients

METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 160

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

155

prescriptions.

50

patients, 5% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 159

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

154

prescriptions.

46

patients, 4% of all patients

DIGOXIN 154

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

130

prescriptions.

42

patients, 4% of all patients

SPIRONOLACTONE 144

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

133

prescriptions.

44

patients, 4% of all patients

PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 127

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

35

patients, 3% of all patients

FLECAINIDE ACETATE 116

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

105

prescriptions.

34

patients, 3% of all patients

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

110

prescriptions.

39

patients, 4% of all patients

RAMIPRIL 106

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

101

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

ATENOLOL 93

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

32

patients, 3% of all patients

ENALAPRIL MALEATE 92

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

PROPAFENONE HCL 88

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

88

prescriptions.

32

patients, 3% of all patients

AMIODARONE HCL 74

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

69

prescriptions.

28

patients, 3% of all patients

CARTIA XT 74

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

24

patients, 2% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 73

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

68

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

DILTIAZEM 24HR ER 70

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

65

prescriptions.

26

patients, 2% of all patients

CRESTOR 63

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM 53

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

25

patients, 2% of all patients

DIGOX 52

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

47

prescriptions.

22

patients, 2% 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 »

Incorrect Info?

If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to [email protected] and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to [email protected].

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 April 23, 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.