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GEODON

Treats schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder. More info »

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

964K
Medicare Part D Claims
$530M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 97,945 $49.2M
Florida 63,449 $30.1M
Texas 60,971 $31.4M
New York 57,055 $27.3M
Pennsylvania 54,319 $24.2M
Ohio 51,714 $23.5M
Illinois 42,306 $19.3M
Georgia 36,682 $16.5M
North Carolina 36,038 $17.9M
Michigan 34,097 $17.1M
Tennessee 33,642 $15.9M
Missouri 31,153 $14M
Wisconsin 30,928 $14.7M
Indiana 30,533 $14.8M
Massachusetts 26,646 $12.3M
Alabama 25,670 $11.7M
Louisiana 25,180 $10.9M
Washington 24,827 $12.7M
New Jersey 24,396 $11.5M
Minnesota 23,797 $12.1M
Virginia 22,460 $10.7M
Kentucky 19,445 $8.93M
South Carolina 16,682 $7.84M
Oklahoma 16,611 $7.93M
Kansas 16,009 $7.69M
Mississippi 15,916 $7.53M
Oregon 14,907 $7.48M
Arizona 14,767 $6.25M
Iowa 14,711 $6.74M
Connecticut 14,265 $6.73M
West Virginia 13,577 $6.03M
Arkansas 13,329 $6.13M
Colorado 12,924 $6.59M
Maryland 12,808 $5.91M
Utah 8,701 $4.18M
Nebraska 8,521 $4.31M
Maine 8,176 $3.78M
Puerto Rico 7,965 $3.23M
Idaho 6,387 $2.98M
New Mexico 6,230 $2.7M
Nevada 5,888 $2.86M
New Hampshire 5,255 $2.38M
Hawaii 4,103 $2.08M
Rhode Island 3,816 $1.82M
Montana 3,358 $1.59M
Vermont 3,340 $1.59M
Alaska 3,249 $1.05M
South Dakota 2,925 $1.38M
North Dakota 2,665 $1.2M
District of Columbia 2,527 $1.21M
Delaware 2,076 $977K
Wyoming 1,806 $848K
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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