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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
MARK SHIF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled403

BROOKLYN

New York

MARK PASS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled398

MANALAPAN

New Jersey

THOMAS UNRUG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled396

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ANDREW GRUBBS MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled395

CINCINNATI

Ohio

SILVIA SILVA DULUC M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled391

MIAMI

Florida

JOSE GAMEZ M.D

Psychiatry

Claims Filled391

HIALEAH

Florida

WILLIAM ALLDREDGE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled389

TUSCALOOSA

Alabama

ELEANOR LAVRETSKY MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled387

BEVERLY HILLS

California

DICK OWENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled387

MONTGOMERY

Alabama

VIVIAN CLARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

ELIZABETHTON

Tennessee

RUFUS REUBEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled382

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Ohio

ROBERT HANNUM D.O.

General Practice

Claims Filled380

TAMPA

Florida

ERIC HILGEFORD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled380

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

BRIAN MCCLAIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled379

CANTON

Ohio

ASYA KUPISK MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled379

LOS ANGELES

California

RAJESH AGARWAL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled378

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS

Ohio

JANSEN TODD DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled375

LUFKIN

Texas

GEORGE GORICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled375

BREWSTER

New York

WILLIAM FOLLETT MD

Psychiatry

Claims Filled375

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

KOLAR MURTHY M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled373

THOUSAND OAKS

California

JAMES DEMIDOVICH DO

General Practice

Claims Filled373

CANFIELD

Ohio

AHMET DIRICAN MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled372

NEW BEDFORD

Massachusetts

JOEL GONCE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled370

JOHNSON CITY

Tennessee

JOEL SHENKER MD

Neurology

Claims Filled366

COLUMBIA

Missouri

HUNG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled363

GARDEN GROVE

California