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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
PRODYOT GHOSH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled76

BLOOMINGTON

Indiana

ELLIOT SCHUMAN MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

TITUSVILLE

Florida

WILLIAM STAHL M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

MARQUETTE

Michigan

DAVID BURNS MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled75

HOUSTON

Texas

SUJATHA KAILAS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

FOND DU LAC

Wisconsin

KAVITA TUMMA M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

PORT HURON

Michigan

BISWARUP SYAM MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled75

CORTLAND

New York

ROBERT SEASE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled74

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

JOHN MCNERNEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled74

TUCSON

Arizona

PASAM RAO MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

THIBODAUX

Louisiana

JAMES ANDRESON MD

Specialist

Claims Filled73

CONCORD

Massachusetts

JOSEPH PERROTTO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

NORWOOD

Massachusetts

RAYMOND HARTKE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled73

WAUSAU

Wisconsin

SCOTT HENRY M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

ERIE

Pennsylvania

RICK HO M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

WICHITA FALLS

Texas

MARK GALAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

TRAVERSE CITY

Michigan

TIMOTHY LANDES M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled72

HARRISONBURG

Virginia

HEIDI PETERS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled72

FRAMINGHAM

Massachusetts

CARLOS VARGAS M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled72

MIAMI

Florida

ALBERT VARNER MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

GREENBRAE

California

MARY SANDER C.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled71

CANTON

Ohio

MARCY SOUTHWELL PA C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled71

CONCORD

New Hampshire

JOSEPH NELSON MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

SALEM

Virginia

THOMAS PELLER M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

RAVISHANKER VYAS MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled71

FREEPORT

Illinois