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Prescriber Checkup » MINOXIDIL

MINOXIDIL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

305K
Medicare Part D Claims
$8.52M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 35,350 $1.22M
Texas 28,674 $826K
Florida 22,923 $622K
Georgia 13,996 $339K
New York 12,304 $300K
Illinois 12,222 $333K
Pennsylvania 11,232 $292K
Tennessee 11,070 $284K
North Carolina 10,286 $257K
Michigan 9,988 $281K
Ohio 9,984 $285K
Mississippi 9,107 $200K
Alabama 8,762 $215K
Louisiana 8,435 $219K
Virginia 8,395 $236K
South Carolina 7,109 $175K
Indiana 6,810 $197K
New Jersey 6,395 $173K
Missouri 5,956 $161K
Arkansas 5,177 $146K
Kentucky 5,094 $144K
Maryland 5,079 $149K
Wisconsin 4,514 $125K
Arizona 4,482 $123K
Oklahoma 4,358 $124K
Washington 3,942 $110K
Minnesota 3,626 $117K
Colorado 3,349 $117K
Massachusetts 2,743 $71K
West Virginia 2,576 $72.9K
Kansas 2,224 $57.9K
Iowa 2,034 $54.5K
Connecticut 2,007 $57.4K
Nevada 2,001 $51.8K
Nebraska 1,800 $46.5K
Oregon 1,702 $52.7K
New Mexico 1,285 $39.5K
District of Columbia 1,083 $24K
Hawaii 944 $28K
Idaho 930 $27.2K
Utah 881 $27K
Delaware 782 $25.2K
Rhode Island 610 $16.1K
Maine 576 $22.3K
North Dakota 496 $12.2K
New Hampshire 438 $15.5K
Montana 401 $12.5K
Alaska 383 $8,187
South Dakota 378 $9,510
Vermont 288 $8,566
Wyoming 144 $3,155
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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