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The Doctors and Drugs in Medicare Part D

At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Psychiatry

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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10,833Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 3 out of 127 providers in this state and specialty

$1.76M Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 1 out of 127 providers in this state and specialty

561 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
15% Patients 65 Years and Older

90% 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 Kansas
lower than average

Antipsychotics

Comparisons are not shown because this provider has fewer than 100 patients who are 65 and older.

36 of this provider’s 82 patients who are 65 and older filled at least one prescription for an antipsychotic drug.

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Antibiotics

0% of this provider’s 561 patients filled at least one prescription for an antibiotic drug, compared to an average of 1%.

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Opioids

0% of this provider’s 561 patients filled at least one prescription for an opioid, compared to an average of 3%.

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Brand Name Drugs

15% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 12%.

Prescription Price

$162 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $100 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

19 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 16.


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

$1.74M

2014

$1.89M

2015

$1.76M

2016

Number of Claims

10,784

2014

10,837

2015

10,833

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
BENZTROPINE MESYLATE 586

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

48

prescriptions.

85

patients, 15% of all patients

1 18
TRAZODONE HCL 529

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

20

prescriptions.

109

patients, 19% of all patients

2 1
RISPERIDONE 495

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

68

patients, 12% of all patients

P 3 7
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 492

prescriptions, 5% of all prescriptions

91

prescriptions.

75

patients, 13% of all patients

P 4 3
SERTRALINE HCL 431

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

71

prescriptions.

72

patients, 13% of all patients

5 5
ESCITALOPRAM OXALATE 409

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

74

prescriptions.

48

patients, 9% of all patients

6 9
CLONAZEPAM 409

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

58

prescriptions.

48

patients, 9% of all patients

6 2
LAMOTRIGINE 373

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

39

patients, 7% of all patients

8 8
BUSPIRONE HCL 305

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

37

prescriptions.

49

patients, 9% of all patients

9 19
ARIPIPRAZOLE 295

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

39

prescriptions.

49

patients, 9% of all patients

P 10 11
OLANZAPINE 266

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

34

patients, 6% of all patients

P 11 15
MIRTAZAPINE 257

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

67

prescriptions.

37

patients, 7% of all patients

12 14
ALPRAZOLAM 256

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

32

prescriptions.

31

patients, 6% of all patients

13 4
DULOXETINE HCL 255

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

73

prescriptions.

38

patients, 7% of all patients

14 6
CITALOPRAM HBR 239

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

45

prescriptions.

35

patients, 6% of all patients

15 16
ZIPRASIDONE HCL 228

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 31

patients, 6% of all patients

P 16 24
BUPROPION XL 216

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

56

prescriptions.

30

patients, 5% of all patients

17 10
INVEGA SUSTENNA 213

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 38

patients, 7% of all patients

P 18 32
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 208

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 34

patients, 6% of all patients

19 20
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 195

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

28

patients, 5% of all patients

20 21
TOPIRAMATE 195

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

34

patients, 6% of all patients

20 29
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 193

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

<11 24

patients, 4% of all patients

22 17
FLUOXETINE HCL 185

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

30

prescriptions.

32

patients, 6% of all patients

23 13
LATUDA 167

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

35

patients, 6% of all patients

P 24 25
GABAPENTIN 160

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

17

prescriptions.

32

patients, 6% of all patients

25 23
VIIBRYD 159

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

21

patients, 4% of all patients

26 62
LORAZEPAM 152

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

20

patients, 4% of all patients

27 12
DIVALPROEX SODIUM 144

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

34

prescriptions.

29

patients, 5% of all patients

28 26
RISPERDAL CONSTA 143

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

21

prescriptions.

16

patients, 3% of all patients

P 29 49
ABILIFY MAINTENA 139

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 23

patients, 4% of all patients

P 30 54
HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE 132

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

11

prescriptions.

29

patients, 5% of all patients

31 52
LITHIUM CARBONATE 121

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

14

prescriptions.

19

patients, 3% of all patients

32 27
FLUPHENAZINE HCL 117

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

P 33 67
HALOPERIDOL 115

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 20

patients, 4% of all patients

P 34 36
CLOZAPINE 110

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

40

prescriptions.

<11 P 35 22
PRISTIQ 103

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

24

prescriptions.

13

patients, 2% of all patients

36 38
PAROXETINE HCL 96

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

<11 14

patients, 2% of all patients

37 35
DIAZEPAM 93

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

12

prescriptions.

<11 38 31
SEROQUEL XR 92

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

15

patients, 3% of all patients

P 39 28
CLONIDINE HCL 87

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

17

patients, 3% of all patients

40 44
PROPRANOLOL HCL 81

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

0

prescriptions.

14

patients, 2% of all patients

41 51
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 17, 2018.
  • 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.