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ASACOL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

350K
Medicare Part D Claims
$152M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 29,903 $15.6M
New York 26,417 $12.2M
Florida 23,141 $9.56M
Pennsylvania 22,512 $9.21M
Ohio 17,006 $7.03M
Texas 16,467 $6.57M
Illinois 16,208 $6.86M
Michigan 13,755 $6.31M
Massachusetts 11,326 $5.66M
New Jersey 10,959 $5.38M
North Carolina 9,299 $3.73M
Wisconsin 9,046 $3.82M
Missouri 8,338 $3.28M
Indiana 7,585 $2.98M
Washington 7,384 $3.34M
Virginia 7,330 $3.23M
Georgia 7,320 $2.86M
Minnesota 7,137 $3.4M
Kentucky 6,338 $2.58M
Tennessee 6,066 $2.38M
Oregon 5,933 $2.6M
Arizona 5,808 $2.84M
Oklahoma 5,613 $1.97M
Iowa 5,550 $2.03M
Connecticut 5,359 $2.66M
Kansas 4,491 $1.59M
Maryland 4,281 $2M
Alabama 4,045 $1.42M
Colorado 3,954 $1.88M
Louisiana 3,725 $1.28M
South Carolina 3,473 $1.43M
West Virginia 3,366 $1.19M
Maine 3,282 $1.65M
Nebraska 3,254 $1.22M
Arkansas 2,506 $932K
Mississippi 2,310 $764K
Rhode Island 2,274 $947K
New Mexico 2,131 $1.04M
Utah 1,995 $867K
Nevada 1,911 $918K
New Hampshire 1,783 $867K
Idaho 1,695 $707K
Montana 1,329 $498K
South Dakota 1,114 $406K
Vermont 1,112 $596K
Hawaii 917 $477K
Delaware 792 $400K
Wyoming 734 $282K
North Dakota 679 $269K
Alaska 394 $186K
District of Columbia 313 $133K
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 ASACOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID LIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled102

DANVILLE

California

GOVIND PATEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled100

MIDLAND

Texas

RAJAN KHOSLA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled100

CHANDLER

Arizona

NIMISH VAKIL M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled99

SUMMIT

Wisconsin

EDWARD PIKEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled99

TORRANCE

California

DAVID PLEET M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled98

SPRINGFIELD

Massachusetts

MARY AUSTIN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled97

DENVER

Colorado

PRISCILLA SNODGRASS M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled96

LUBBOCK

Texas

MICHELLE PUTNAM PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled96

ELKINS

West Virginia

JEFFREY MORGAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled96

SALEM

Indiana

MICHAEL SALETTA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled95

WATERVILLE

Maine

DOUGLAS PURDY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled95

CEDAR RAPIDS

Iowa

VIRGINIA SCHUSTER NP

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled93

SAINT PAUL

Minnesota

JEFFREY SERDAHELY DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled93

HOLLAND

Michigan

GAIL BONGIOVANNI M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled93

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DAVID HAY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

WATERVILLE

Maine

DAN JACOBSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled92

STUART

Florida

DANNY SMITH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled90

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

NARESH JAIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled90

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

NICKEY KNUTSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled90

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

PAUL DZIWIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

ROCHESTER

New York

W KILGORE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled89

WICHITA

Kansas

WINTER WILSON D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled88

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

LAVELLE ELLIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled88

SALINA

Kansas

RICHARD JENNETT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled88

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri