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INSULIN SYRINGE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

2.9M
Medicare Part D Claims
$82.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 436,403 $11.7M
Florida 238,179 $5.22M
Texas 191,425 $5.08M
Pennsylvania 167,946 $4.21M
New York 148,195 $3.59M
Illinois 141,765 $3.18M
Ohio 125,253 $3.27M
Georgia 124,602 $2.95M
Tennessee 103,405 $2.48M
Puerto Rico 102,331 $1.56M
North Carolina 96,522 $2.55M
Michigan 87,713 $2.33M
Massachusetts 87,492 $2.18M
Kentucky 83,164 $1.91M
Missouri 81,956 $2.12M
Arizona 75,806 $1.73M
Virginia 75,320 $1.87M
Indiana 71,595 $1.86M
Alabama 67,865 $1.66M
New Jersey 62,161 $1.57M
Washington 59,797 $1.49M
South Carolina 58,172 $1.36M
Louisiana 51,479 $1.22M
Wisconsin 43,045 $1.06M
Minnesota 38,805 $1.02M
Maryland 37,404 $997K
West Virginia 37,075 $904K
Arkansas 36,252 $840K
Oregon 36,043 $996K
Iowa 35,373 $948K
Mississippi 32,385 $832K
Colorado 32,379 $776K
Connecticut 32,017 $792K
Oklahoma 30,326 $741K
Kansas 23,610 $617K
Maine 21,785 $659K
New Mexico 20,585 $492K
Nebraska 15,738 $394K
Nevada 15,188 $409K
Utah 14,281 $400K
Rhode Island 14,073 $345K
Hawaii 11,383 $302K
Idaho 11,023 $282K
New Hampshire 10,377 $278K
South Dakota 8,041 $217K
Delaware 8,011 $194K
North Dakota 7,592 $229K
District of Columbia 7,541 $164K
Vermont 6,702 $182K
Montana 6,692 $177K
Wyoming 3,302 $87.2K
Alaska 2,797 $78.1K
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 INSULIN SYRINGE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
HERNAN BAQUERIZO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled496

MIAMI

Florida

AMMAR KHALIFA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled485

SHAWNEE MISSION

Kansas

JASJEET KAUR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled485

GLENDALE

Arizona

BOBBY JOHNSON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled482

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

STEFFAN HAVAS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled479

TORRANCE

California

ANNE LAROCHELLE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled477

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

VALERIE THOMAS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled471

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

SERGIO PENAHERRERA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled459

YUMA

Arizona

JEFFREY RUSSELL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled458

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

ESCIPION PEDROZA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled456

METAIRIE

Louisiana

JUAN CALDERON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled456

CHULA VISTA

California

MATTHEW BEASEY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled455

BRISTOL

Tennessee

RODOLFO PEREZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled452

HIALEAH

Florida

CYNTHIA DORSEY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled444

MANSFIELD

Ohio

KENNETH SHEPHARD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled441

MIAMI

Florida

LYLE MYERS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled435

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ANNA ROETKER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled435

SOUTHGATE

Kentucky

TILAK MALLIK MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled433

MARRERO

Louisiana

DAVID HAYS

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Rural Health

Claims Filled432

LONDON

Kentucky

ANDREA HAYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled429

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

AUSTIN TSAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled429

GREENWICH

New York

DARWIN BROWN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled428

DECATUR

Georgia

KATJA FELSINGER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled422

BLUEFIELD

West Virginia

IHSAN SAFI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled419

BLUEFIELD

Virginia

JOHN STONE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled419

DOTHAN

Alabama