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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 »

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Top prescribers for ASACOL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
SANKU RAO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

ENID

Oklahoma

RICHARD WALTER DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

VINCENNES

Indiana

GERALD ENGSTROM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled87

ROSEBURG

Oregon

ILJA WEINRIEB

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

LADONNA PFETTSCHER ACNP

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

Claims Filled86

EVANSVILLE

Indiana

CHARLES EVERHART M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

LEWISTOWN

Pennsylvania

PAUL BROWN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled86

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

KEVIN GARNER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled85

MARYVILLE

Illinois

AHSAN BHATTI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled85

WILLMAR

Minnesota

JEFFREY ANDREINI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled85

OSHKOSH

Wisconsin

DANIEL SUITER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled85

PRATT

Kansas

CRAIG HARRIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled85

WETLAKE

Ohio

MAXWELL CHAIT M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled84

HARTSDALE

New York

JONATHAN TAYLOR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled84

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

DAVID SEIDL MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

JOPLIN

Missouri

ROSANN SCHWARTZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled83

NAPLES

Florida

JEFFREY YOUNG M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled83

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

HOWARD ESTRIN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

AVENTURA

Florida

GOPI VASUDEVAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

JOHN SCHAER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

HILLSBORO

Oregon

LARRY DEFFENBAUGH D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

JOPLIN

Missouri

SHELDON LIDOFSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

VINCENT VACCA MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

JOHNSTON

Rhode Island

LOUIS SACO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

LAKELAND

Florida

JENNIFER MOTTO PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled81

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin