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GABAPENTIN

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012
Totals only include the 50 U.S. States and Washington D.C.

15.7M
Medicare Part D Claims
$463M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 1,447,020 $43.6M
Florida 1,101,129 $29.1M
Texas 966,865 $27.5M
New York 793,088 $20.4M
Pennsylvania 738,197 $20.5M
Ohio 713,180 $24.3M
North Carolina 619,584 $17.6M
Georgia 555,106 $15.2M
Tennessee 529,615 $15.7M
Kentucky 478,407 $15.9M
Illinois 478,299 $13.1M
Michigan 458,993 $14.3M
Missouri 423,235 $12M
Massachusetts 370,140 $12.3M
Virginia 361,978 $10.8M
Indiana 356,137 $10.5M
Alabama 355,168 $9.4M
Louisiana 317,760 $8.18M
Arizona 298,170 $9.75M
Washington 294,710 $9.76M
Wisconsin 287,176 $9.32M
Mississippi 272,128 $7.39M
Minnesota 268,829 $9.61M
South Carolina 268,132 $8.24M
New Jersey 266,309 $6.82M
Oklahoma 262,625 $8.08M
Arkansas 246,710 $6.96M
Oregon 217,918 $7.39M
West Virginia 183,698 $5.69M
Iowa 174,688 $4.92M
Kansas 170,031 $4.56M
Colorado 167,861 $5.3M
Maryland 151,867 $4.65M
Connecticut 148,468 $4.09M
New Mexico 114,045 $3.81M
Nevada 109,626 $3.21M
Nebraska 103,303 $2.56M
Utah 96,037 $3.37M
Maine 79,626 $2.55M
Idaho 75,381 $2.63M
Rhode Island 62,044 $1.92M
New Hampshire 57,198 $1.69M
Montana 47,962 $1.55M
South Dakota 37,831 $1.08M
Vermont 35,332 $1.11M
North Dakota 34,387 $986K
Delaware 33,367 $1.06M
Hawaii 33,113 $1.19M
Wyoming 22,802 $680K
District of Columbia 20,169 $497K
Alaska 18,115 $450K
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 GABAPENTIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ERIK BERNHOFFER MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

SMYRNA

Tennessee

KENDRA ZUCKERMAN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled68

BRYN MAWR

Pennsylvania

NOWELL YORK MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

NEW ALBANY

Ohio

CINDY KANG PA-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled68

LOS ANGELES

California

SUBBANNA JAYAPRAKASH M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled68

RACINE

Wisconsin

JOY MARSHALL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

CLEVELAND

Ohio

RICHARD HEINRICHS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

THIEF RIVER FALLS

Minnesota

ROY KUHL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

ALCOA

Tennessee

MEREDITH BERGER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled68

MIDLOTHIAN

Virginia

DUNK ELLIS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

MOSS POINT

Mississippi

MIRZA HASAN M.D. MPH

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

DALLAS

Texas

BARRY EFRON DPM

Podiatrist

Claims Filled68

ORANGE PARK

Florida

JAMAL ABDIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

FARMINGTON

Arkansas

JAMES JONES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled68

GAINESVILLE

Texas

PAMELA MYERS P.A.-C

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled68

NORTH WILKESBORO

North Carolina

STEVEN LAGRANT MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

NEW HARTFORD

New York

BASANT FARGHALY M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

ST AUGUSTINE

Florida

BONNIE SHERRARD FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled68

MONROE

Louisiana

GREGORY CARPENTER PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled68

MARIETTA

Georgia

STEVEN TAYLOR M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled68

EVERETT

Washington

SHERI HSU M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled68

LA QUINTA

California

DAVID HAGEDORN DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled68

WEBSTER CITY

Iowa

FERNANDO DEFILLO-SUAZO MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled68

PONCE

Puerto Rico

STEVEN MCCLELLAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

CLAWSON

Michigan

BECKY LEE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled68

VALLEJO

California