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INSULIN SYRINGE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

3.03M
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 104 of 3238

$78.9M
Retail Cost

Rank: 257 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 435,210 $12M
Florida 220,391 $5.09M
Texas 168,164 $4.6M
Pennsylvania 138,952 $3.77M
New York 123,485 $3.12M
Illinois 120,297 $2.91M
Georgia 111,911 $2.75M
Ohio 106,173 $2.96M
Michigan 96,512 $2.89M
North Carolina 90,065 $2.45M
Tennessee 87,156 $2.21M
Massachusetts 81,440 $2.2M
Arizona 73,586 $1.82M
Missouri 68,710 $1.86M
Virginia 67,980 $1.78M
Kentucky 66,867 $1.65M
Indiana 65,533 $1.89M
Alabama 61,477 $1.58M
Washington 54,513 $1.45M
New Jersey 53,066 $1.46M
Louisiana 43,617 $1.08M
South Carolina 43,563 $1.08M
Wisconsin 40,825 $1.1M
Oregon 34,478 $989K
Maryland 34,242 $951K
Arkansas 32,397 $758K
Colorado 31,695 $813K
Minnesota 31,601 $883K
Iowa 31,051 $856K
Mississippi 28,535 $737K
West Virginia 27,945 $724K
Oklahoma 27,823 $694K
Connecticut 26,867 $734K
Kansas 21,198 $574K
New Mexico 18,361 $448K
Maine 18,064 $598K
Nevada 14,662 $417K
Nebraska 14,355 $371K
Utah 13,286 $388K
Rhode Island 13,185 $333K
Hawaii 9,986 $274K
New Hampshire 9,904 $279K
Idaho 9,071 $237K
District of Columbia 7,872 $185K
Delaware 7,782 $195K
South Dakota 7,408 $215K
North Dakota 6,482 $199K
Montana 5,844 $158K
Vermont 4,802 $141K
Wyoming 2,569 $66K
Alaska 2,261 $62.6K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for INSULIN SYRINGE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARLOS RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled840

MIAMI

Florida

JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled687

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

CARLOS RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled658

MIAMI

Florida

YING ZHU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled550

WILMINGTON

Delaware

RAFAEL RUIZ GONZALEZ M.D

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled493

CANOVANAS

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MARTINEZ RIVERA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled424

MAYAGUEZ

Puerto Rico

MARYANN CONNOR DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled420

WILMINGTON

Delaware

MICHAEL MELLMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled389

BOYNTON BEACH

Florida

AUSTIN TSAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled385

FAYETTEVILLE

New York

VICTOR VERGARA ABREU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled379

YABUCOA

Puerto Rico

CARLOS MALDONADO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled338

JUNCOS

Puerto Rico

MERCEDES FERRERAS

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled323

MIAMI

Florida

KATJA FELSINGER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled300

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

AMMAR KHALIFA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled296

OVERLAND PARK

Kansas

ANNAPOORNA ARUNACHALAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled294

PALM SPRINGS

Florida

ALBERT EDANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

BROOKLYN

New York

LIANA VOLPE M.D

General Practice

Claims Filled272

SUN VALLEY

California

JOSEPH MURRAY M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled271

METAIRIE

Louisiana

DIXIE HAMMONS ARNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled271

TALIHINA

Oklahoma

MELINDA ELKINS-SMITH MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled267

ASHLAND

Kentucky

SATHISHCHANDRA RAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled265

LOGAN

West Virginia

ALISA KOSLA NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled264

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

CARLTON LANCASTER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled263

DALTON

Georgia

JANE BRIDGES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled262

VINCENNES

Indiana

FREDERICK ZIEL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled260

WOODLAND HILLS

California