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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
ARTHUR GAING M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled81

ASHLAND

Kentucky

WILLIAM ALSOP MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

SALINA

Kansas

RANDY PETERS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

WINSTON-SALEM

North Carolina

JOHN WELLS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled80

PHOENIX

Arizona

NAJEEB REHMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

REIDSVILLE

North Carolina

VARIN KULE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

BAY CITY

Michigan

SARAH BRENDLER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled80

EUGENE

Oregon

DAVID DRESNER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

NEW ALBANY

Indiana

PAUL LEBOVITZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

LASZLO MAKK MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

VASANTHA PAI M.D

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

VINCENT EMILIANI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled79

DENVILLE

New Jersey

CHI ZHANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled79

NORTH ADAMS

Massachusetts

NICHOLAS VOLPICELLI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled78

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

GERRI BYRD M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS

Ohio

STEPHEN HANAUER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

BURR RIDGE

Illinois

MICHAEL SCHMALZ MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

THOMAS ATTAWAY MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

YAKIMA

Washington

JAMES ALEXANDER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled77

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ANDREW FANELLI DO

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

YARDLEY

Pennsylvania

NEIL FREDERICKSON M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

PRODYOT GHOSH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

KIMBERLY WEATHERLY RN, MSN, C-FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled76

PRINCETON

West Virginia

HOWARD GOGEL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

ALBUQUERQUE

New Mexico

VERLE BOHMAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

LOGAN

Utah