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ASACOL

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

236K
Medicare Part D Claims
$147M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 32,323 $16.1M
Pennsylvania 25,985 $9.85M
New York 25,937 $11.3M
Florida 23,396 $8.99M
Ohio 18,420 $7.09M
Illinois 17,592 $6.92M
Texas 16,790 $6.39M
Michigan 12,168 $4.95M
Massachusetts 11,516 $5.36M
New Jersey 10,507 $4.55M
North Carolina 9,985 $3.74M
Missouri 9,055 $3.32M
Wisconsin 8,577 $3.28M
Indiana 8,130 $3.02M
Minnesota 7,612 $3.21M
Georgia 7,529 $2.9M
Washington 7,462 $3.19M
Virginia 7,458 $3.05M
Kentucky 6,892 $2.58M
Tennessee 6,412 $2.28M
Iowa 5,965 $2.03M
Oregon 5,943 $2.46M
Arizona 5,926 $2.68M
Oklahoma 5,889 $1.9M
Connecticut 5,053 $2.18M
Kansas 4,703 $1.56M
Maryland 4,436 $1.96M
Puerto Rico 4,426 $1.08M
Alabama 4,174 $1.36M
Colorado 4,071 $1.77M
Louisiana 3,695 $1.19M
South Carolina 3,591 $1.37M
West Virginia 3,559 $1.19M
Nebraska 3,440 $1.19M
Maine 3,360 $1.55M
Arkansas 2,846 $982K
Mississippi 2,415 $766K
Rhode Island 2,248 $847K
New Mexico 2,117 $953K
Nevada 2,052 $927K
Utah 2,012 $821K
New Hampshire 1,875 $820K
Idaho 1,792 $660K
Montana 1,350 $461K
Vermont 1,167 $538K
South Dakota 1,123 $350K
Hawaii 888 $465K
Delaware 800 $382K
North Dakota 768 $276K
Wyoming 743 $261K
Alaska 485 $196K
District of Columbia 324 $134K
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 ASACOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
AMY HEILMAN P.A.

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled50

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

DANIEL MATLOFF MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

BOSTON

Massachusetts

STUART COLEMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

FREDERICK HUMPHREY DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MARIETTA

Ohio

TRACY YOUNG FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled50

BOISE

Idaho

SIDDHARTHA SHAH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

MITCHELL RUBINOFF M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

RIDGEWOOD

New Jersey

RANDAL BROWN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled50

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

DANIEL BARRIDO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MARION

Indiana

STEVEN GROTHAUS DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WEST LIBERTY

Ohio

CRISTIAN ALBA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WESTMINSTER

Maryland

JOHN GARRETT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

BRUCE SWENSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

MINOT

North Dakota

HO BAE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

WALTER HARMON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

JEFFREY GOLDSTEIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

ROCHESTER

New York

HUSAM ELSHEIKH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

LA MESA

California

KUMAR GUTTA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

FORT WORTH

Texas

MICHAEL FISHER MD, FACG

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

EASTON

Maryland

WILLIAM PHILLIPS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

WEXFORD

Pennsylvania

CAROLL KOSCHESKI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

HICKORY

North Carolina

REYNALDO GACAD MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

AKRON

Ohio

ASHOK KANTHAWAR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

LONDON

Kentucky

JACOB JOSEPH MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

FORT SMITH

Arkansas

MICHAEL KESTELL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled50

SPOKANE

Washington