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ULORIC

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

385K
Medicare Part D Claims
$85.7M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 52,198 $11.9M
New York 29,816 $6.46M
North Carolina 22,284 $4.51M
Texas 22,210 $5.01M
Florida 20,233 $4.65M
Pennsylvania 18,528 $3.96M
New Jersey 13,853 $3.55M
Ohio 13,426 $3.15M
Georgia 12,781 $2.65M
Illinois 12,435 $2.79M
Kentucky 10,832 $2.37M
Michigan 10,511 $2.63M
Tennessee 10,390 $2.2M
Indiana 8,972 $2M
Virginia 8,572 $1.91M
South Carolina 8,419 $1.75M
Missouri 7,251 $1.48M
Louisiana 6,670 $1.34M
Alabama 6,618 $1.37M
Wisconsin 6,359 $1.39M
Washington 5,738 $1.35M
Arizona 5,548 $1.31M
Mississippi 5,538 $1.09M
Arkansas 4,739 $974K
Connecticut 4,418 $1.08M
Massachusetts 4,276 $955K
Maryland 4,114 $1.05M
West Virginia 4,068 $920K
Minnesota 4,018 $922K
Oklahoma 3,988 $924K
Iowa 3,836 $760K
Oregon 3,830 $868K
Kansas 3,614 $742K
Colorado 3,211 $736K
Hawaii 3,200 $761K
Nebraska 2,335 $467K
Nevada 2,228 $529K
Utah 2,024 $491K
Idaho 1,935 $408K
New Mexico 1,528 $358K
Maine 1,367 $348K
South Dakota 1,186 $253K
Montana 1,148 $244K
New Hampshire 829 $202K
Rhode Island 812 $168K
North Dakota 807 $158K
Delaware 613 $180K
Alaska 578 $116K
Wyoming 407 $92.4K
District of Columbia 390 $91.2K
Vermont 267 $60.6K
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 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for ULORIC

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ILYA GELMAN M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled528

LOS ANGELES

California

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled434

LOS ANGELES

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled407

LOS ANGELES

California

JAMES LIU M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled355

SAN GABRIEL

California

WEI SUN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled355

NEW YORK

New York

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled339

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

IRENA PLESKOVA MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled316

REGO PARK

New York

NGAI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled304

SAN JOSE

California

GEORGE DY M.D.

Claims Filled275

MANSFIELD

Pennsylvania

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled261

BEVERLY HILLS

California

THOMAS PHILLIPS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled254

SANFORD

North Carolina

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled242

LOS ANGELES

California

THANH NGUYEN MD

Nephrology

Claims Filled233

GARDEN GROVE

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled225

BROOKLYN

New York

GABOR MENCZELESZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled217

BROOKLYN

New York

KARINA ARZUMANOVA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled214

SAN FRANCISCO

California

KAYVAN KAMALI M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled211

LONGVIEW

Texas

BELLA ZARUBINSKY M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled210

NILES

Illinois

WILLIAM TIDMORE M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled210

VALDOSTA

Georgia

JOSEPH BEAVEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled209

CHARLESTOWN

Indiana

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled204

GARDEN GROVE

California

VICTOR LYAPIS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled199

COLUSA

California

AFSHINE EMRANI MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled193

TARZANA

California

SAM HAJAL

Nephrology

Claims Filled191

UNION CITY

New Jersey

ASYA BENIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled190

BROOKLYN

New York