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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
HEIDI PETERS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled83

FRAMINGHAM

Massachusetts

EDWARD PIKEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

TORRANCE

California

BISWARUP SYAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled83

CORTLAND

New York

ROBERT DALE MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

TIFTON

Georgia

SARAH BRENDLER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

EUGENE

Oregon

JEFFREY SERDAHELY DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

HOLLAND

Michigan

VARIN KULE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled82

BAY CITY

Michigan

MICHELLE PUTNAM PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled82

ELKINS

West Virginia

SHELDON LIDOFSKY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

NARESH JAIN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

NIAGARA FALLS

New York

JOHN HAST M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

OWENSBORO

Kentucky

PAUL BROWN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

CYNTHIA REYNOLDS FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled80

GALAX

Virginia

DANICE HERTZ M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

SANTA MONICA

California

KATHERINE LITTLE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

DALLAS

Texas

M NAYEEM AKHTAR M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

SUNBURY

Pennsylvania

JOSEPH NELSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

SALEM

Virginia

DAVID BORISLOW MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

CLEARWATER

Florida

RAJAN KHOSLA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

CHANDLER

Arizona

ROSE CESAR MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

STATESBORO

Georgia

PAUL DZIWIS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

ROCHESTER

New York

PAUL MATON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

OKLAHOMA CITY

Oklahoma

WINTER WILSON D.O.

Specialist

Claims Filled78

GUNTERSVILLE

Alabama

JOSEPH PERROTTO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

NORWOOD

Massachusetts

MARK HARRISON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

SPRINGFIELD

Illinois