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EXELON

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

1.1M
Medicare Part D Claims
$331M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Florida 125,258 $32.6M
Texas 102,779 $26.9M
California 102,320 $26.8M
New York 76,461 $20.1M
Ohio 71,586 $19.1M
Pennsylvania 59,626 $15.4M
Georgia 54,084 $13.8M
Illinois 50,335 $13.2M
Tennessee 41,362 $10.6M
North Carolina 40,616 $10.3M
New Jersey 38,666 $10.1M
Indiana 35,244 $9.24M
Kentucky 34,286 $7.9M
Missouri 30,981 $7.78M
Alabama 30,475 $7.66M
Puerto Rico 28,857 $7.38M
South Carolina 28,043 $7.13M
Michigan 27,134 $7.56M
Louisiana 24,421 $6.2M
Virginia 20,429 $5.41M
Kansas 17,561 $4.44M
Wisconsin 16,409 $4.2M
Mississippi 16,080 $3.99M
Arkansas 15,355 $3.84M
Iowa 14,491 $3.63M
Connecticut 13,979 $3.64M
Arizona 13,896 $3.93M
Oklahoma 13,895 $3.58M
Massachusetts 13,719 $3.61M
Maryland 11,792 $3.23M
West Virginia 11,642 $3.05M
Washington 9,873 $2.67M
Colorado 9,828 $2.59M
Minnesota 9,353 $2.46M
Nebraska 7,988 $2M
Rhode Island 7,798 $1.89M
Oregon 6,669 $1.75M
Hawaii 6,354 $1.8M
Nevada 5,012 $1.2M
New Hampshire 3,849 $1.01M
New Mexico 3,748 $1.02M
Utah 3,346 $891K
Maine 3,279 $884K
South Dakota 3,219 $807K
Idaho 3,160 $836K
North Dakota 2,755 $699K
Delaware 1,768 $511K
Montana 1,514 $400K
Wyoming 1,468 $364K
District of Columbia 1,413 $367K
Vermont 951 $266K
Alaska 659 $184K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for EXELON

Provider Medicare Claims City State
THEODORE LIAUTAUD D.O.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled686

LAKE VIEW

Iowa

STEPHEN WELTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled683

SIKESTON

Missouri

MICHAEL REEVES MD

General Practice

Claims Filled679

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

BRUCE PENDLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled675

EAST RIDGE

Tennessee

BORIS BORODULIN M.D.

Psychologist

Claims Filled657

EAST BRUNSWICK

New Jersey

FRANCISCO RICART MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled648

CORAL GABLES

Florida

VALENTIN BRAGIN M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled644

BROOKLYN

New York

AKSHAY PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled638

LAKEWOOD

New Jersey

SCOTT COOPER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled637

CANTON

Georgia

ITRI EREN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled621

LORAIN

Ohio

JAMES SEXSON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled621

AUSTELL

Georgia

JOHN POTOMSKI DO CMA

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled593

MELBOURNE

Florida

WILLIAM SHANKLE MS, M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled587

IRVINE

California

DANIEL MEETZE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled583

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

FRANK FLOCA MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled575

AUSTIN

Texas

JOHN NELSON M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled569

HICKORY

North Carolina

R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled565

WICHITA

Kansas

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled562

CORAL GABLES

Florida

BRUCE LEE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled562

CALHOUN

Georgia

FERNANDO MENDEZ-VILLAMIL M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled560

MIAMI

Florida

TAD VENN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled556

SPARTANBURG

South Carolina

JAMES CHUDLEIGH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled553

VOLENTE

Texas

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled548

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

MANUEL BROWN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled546

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

REZA JALAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled544

DEXTER

Missouri