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Prescriber Checkup » CEFUROXIME

CEFUROXIME

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

810K
Medicare Part D Claims
$13.2M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Texas 63,754 $1M
Pennsylvania 50,739 $762K
Florida 50,676 $796K
New York 44,569 $741K
California 43,608 $835K
Ohio 35,227 $625K
Georgia 34,287 $543K
New Jersey 33,796 $502K
North Carolina 31,639 $484K
Tennessee 26,970 $411K
Virginia 26,667 $475K
Illinois 26,270 $437K
Alabama 21,402 $319K
Kentucky 21,322 $347K
Missouri 20,402 $336K
Mississippi 18,271 $279K
Michigan 17,578 $270K
Indiana 16,383 $265K
Maryland 15,174 $241K
Louisiana 15,097 $232K
West Virginia 14,830 $236K
Wisconsin 12,975 $226K
Connecticut 12,808 $201K
Minnesota 12,745 $237K
South Carolina 12,176 $186K
Washington 12,141 $212K
Massachusetts 11,357 $184K
Oklahoma 11,135 $185K
Arkansas 10,160 $159K
Iowa 9,568 $159K
Colorado 8,801 $166K
Kansas 8,633 $144K
Nebraska 6,264 $104K
Arizona 6,171 $115K
Utah 5,985 $102K
South Dakota 5,191 $87.6K
Oregon 4,525 $76K
New Mexico 3,587 $58K
Rhode Island 3,459 $61.2K
Idaho 3,405 $62.6K
Maine 2,713 $49.5K
Montana 2,694 $45.8K
Nevada 2,654 $46.3K
New Hampshire 2,197 $36.8K
North Dakota 1,949 $30.5K
Wyoming 1,938 $32.7K
Hawaii 1,934 $38.1K
Delaware 1,615 $27.4K
Vermont 1,300 $19.3K
District of Columbia 466 $7,456
Alaska 363 $7,613
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for CEFUROXIME

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARRIE BLACK ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled62

MADISONVILLE

Kentucky

BLAKE BAIRD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

PERRY

Oklahoma

WONG KOON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

FLUSHING

New York

BARBARA MUINA M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

MIAMI

Florida

PHILLIP EDMONDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

GREENVILLE

South Carolina

C. SHANE BUSSLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

GAINESVILLE

Georgia

JOSEPH MANGEL D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled62

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

ROSE MASON MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled62

DENISON

Iowa

KEITH WALVOORD MD

Otolaryngology

Claims Filled62

SAN ANGELO

Texas

KELLI DUMM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

FARHANA QUASEM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

CONYERS

Georgia

RAMILO GATAPIA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JAMES ORMS M.D., FAAFP

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

FAIRFIELD

Texas

SRINIVASA CHINTALAPUDI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

MAYNARDVILLE

Tennessee

ALYN ANDERSON M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled61

HUNTINGTON BEACH

California

ROBERT LIPSHUTZ DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

VENTNOR CITY

New Jersey

MICHEL KOURIE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

CINCINNATI

Ohio

MICHAEL COX M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

LIVINGSTON

Tennessee

MUHAMMAD KHAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

DECATUR

Illinois

JOHN FOTHERGILL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled61

COLEBROOK

New Hampshire

MANU VACHHANI M.D.

Claims Filled61

EASTON

Pennsylvania

JEAN UNG MD

Urology

Claims Filled61

WINFIELD

Illinois

KIMBERLY LENTZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled61

ZIONSVILLE

Indiana

RAMON CANTO MD

Claims Filled61

COLVILLE

Washington

ILSA SANCHEZ M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled61

MARION

Arkansas