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GABAPENTIN

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

11.6M
Medicare Part D Claims
$436M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,282,852 $42.3M
Florida 942,541 $26.1M
Texas 845,521 $25.5M
New York 680,606 $19.8M
Pennsylvania 644,710 $19.9M
Ohio 611,066 $20.9M
North Carolina 543,442 $16.3M
Puerto Rico 510,812 $9.3M
Georgia 478,431 $13.5M
Tennessee 457,755 $14.2M
Illinois 422,739 $12.5M
Kentucky 394,871 $12.8M
Missouri 373,125 $10.9M
Michigan 370,030 $12M
Virginia 317,686 $10.1M
Indiana 312,939 $9.76M
Massachusetts 311,979 $11.4M
Alabama 310,360 $9.04M
Arizona 266,117 $9.78M
Louisiana 260,839 $6.92M
Washington 255,424 $9M
Wisconsin 245,394 $8.3M
Minnesota 242,139 $8.38M
Mississippi 237,259 $6.59M
South Carolina 232,042 $7.47M
Oklahoma 231,716 $7.4M
New Jersey 219,964 $6.4M
Arkansas 211,046 $5.96M
Oregon 191,325 $6.84M
West Virginia 158,831 $5.26M
Iowa 153,989 $4.48M
Kansas 153,972 $4.37M
Colorado 148,305 $5.26M
Maryland 132,201 $4.47M
Connecticut 127,345 $3.79M
New Mexico 100,324 $3.39M
Nevada 93,651 $2.9M
Nebraska 91,256 $2.36M
Utah 82,699 $3.17M
Maine 68,212 $2.46M
Idaho 66,266 $2.37M
Rhode Island 54,192 $1.85M
New Hampshire 49,665 $1.64M
Montana 42,212 $1.39M
South Dakota 33,402 $951K
Vermont 32,245 $1.13M
North Dakota 31,391 $867K
Hawaii 30,421 $1.24M
Delaware 29,047 $1.03M
Wyoming 19,561 $633K
Alaska 17,824 $494K
District of Columbia 17,459 $470K
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 GABAPENTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LISA FINK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

BENTON HARBOR

Michigan

NILESH PATEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

JAMAICA

New York

MALISSA TALBERT M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled57

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

MAURUS SORG M.D.

Claims Filled57

SAINT MARYS

Pennsylvania

VICKI SKARDA D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

SAINT CROIX FALLS

Wisconsin

EDWARD HEBERT M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

JERRI BRITSCH M.D,

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

KLAMATH FALLS

Oregon

VYTAUTAS PUKIS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

KYLE RAPP M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

MOUNT VERNON

Indiana

CHARANJIT LAMBA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

KENT

Washington

DAVID FRENCH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

ALPENA

Michigan

ELENA CHERTKOVA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

WESTMINSTER

Colorado

MICHAEL FERMO M.D.

Psychiatry

Claims Filled57

SCOTTSDALE

Arizona

MICHAEL GIRONTA DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

DENVILLE

New Jersey

KELLY MCCANTS M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled57

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

GUITA BALAKHANE M.D.,

Nephrology

Claims Filled57

LOS ANGELES

California

JOHN NGUYEN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

HOUSTON

Texas

PHILLIP LAMBERT F.N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled57

CLEVELAND

Mississippi

MILTON FOWLER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

RANDOLPH

Vermont

MAUREEN O'BRIEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

BURLINGTON

Massachusetts

MELISSA SHORT PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled57

HAGERSTOWN

Maryland

SONDI BOWLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

KOKOMO

Indiana

ZIBA RANJBARAN MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled57

MISSION VIEJO

California

CHRISTINE REIS-FIEGEL RNCNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric/Mental Health

Claims Filled57

PITTSFIELD

Massachusetts

IRA UNGAR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

PHOENIX

Arizona