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Prescriber Checkup » INSULIN SYRINGE

INSULIN SYRINGE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

3.06M
Medicare Part D Claims
$78.4M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 441,055 $11.9M
Florida 226,761 $5.01M
Texas 175,206 $4.75M
Pennsylvania 151,809 $3.96M
New York 134,939 $3.29M
Illinois 132,466 $3.08M
Georgia 119,348 $2.88M
Ohio 111,633 $2.99M
Tennessee 94,863 $2.33M
North Carolina 92,278 $2.52M
Michigan 88,945 $2.44M
Massachusetts 84,558 $2.19M
Arizona 75,916 $1.83M
Missouri 75,193 $1.98M
Kentucky 73,673 $1.75M
Virginia 70,484 $1.79M
Indiana 66,734 $1.81M
Alabama 62,288 $1.54M
New Jersey 59,781 $1.59M
Washington 56,936 $1.46M
South Carolina 51,161 $1.23M
Louisiana 50,474 $1.21M
Wisconsin 41,645 $1.07M
Maryland 35,998 $982K
Oregon 35,691 $999K
Arkansas 34,549 $810K
Minnesota 34,346 $930K
Iowa 32,838 $888K
West Virginia 32,430 $813K
Colorado 31,228 $780K
Mississippi 30,401 $792K
Connecticut 30,119 $794K
Oklahoma 28,670 $711K
Kansas 21,982 $579K
Maine 20,047 $626K
New Mexico 19,575 $480K
Nevada 15,294 $414K
Nebraska 14,903 $378K
Utah 13,755 $397K
Rhode Island 13,429 $333K
Hawaii 10,698 $286K
New Hampshire 10,151 $279K
Idaho 10,069 $260K
District of Columbia 7,658 $175K
South Dakota 7,626 $216K
Delaware 7,566 $182K
North Dakota 6,553 $200K
Vermont 5,956 $166K
Montana 5,843 $155K
Wyoming 3,156 $84.3K
Alaska 2,493 $68.6K
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 INSULIN SYRINGE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
FRANCISCO NADAL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled395

PONCE

Puerto Rico

SONIA JIMENEZ-VICTORES M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled394

HIALEAH

Florida

DARWIN BROWN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled393

DECATUR

Georgia

STEVEN WISE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled390

DOTHAN

Alabama

STEFFAN HAVAS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled389

TORRANCE

California

ANTHONY GIGLIO PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled387

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JOSEPH MURRAY M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled387

METAIRIE

Louisiana

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled385

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

JAMES WARSHAW MD, PHD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled383

TAUNTON

Massachusetts

MATTHEW BEASEY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled383

BRISTOL

Tennessee

LUIS QUINTERO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled382

CORAL GABLES

Florida

DAVID NESSER M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled381

DALLAS

Texas

KARI SHIELDS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled381

GRAYSON

Kentucky

JERRY STRINGFELLOW MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled379

TEXARKANA

Texas

ROGELIO ALONZO NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled378

BELLFLOWER

California

NORBERTO ORTIZ CASTRO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled377

LAS MARIAS

Puerto Rico

LYLE MYERS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled376

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ESCIPION PEDROZA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled374

METAIRIE

Louisiana

HERNAN BAQUERIZO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled373

MIAMI

Florida

NEIL KOBROSKY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled373

GLOUCESTER

Massachusetts

RAMESHKUMAR RAMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled373

ROCK ISLAND

Illinois

MILFORD TORRES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled371

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

KRISTINE BATTY RNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled370

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

JESSICA TROPP N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled368

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

CHRISTINE HOOGASIAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled366

WORCESTER

Massachusetts