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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
CHRISTINE HOOGASIAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled366

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

ANDREA HAYES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled364

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

HILDEBERT BLASCO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled362

CAROLINA

Puerto Rico

BARBARA ANDERSON NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled358

DENVER

Colorado

MARC GUTIN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled357

GLENDORA

California

CYNTHIA DORSEY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled356

MANSFIELD

Ohio

BASHAR SAAD MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled356

SAN BERNARDINO

California

KIM BROWN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled354

ANAHEIM

California

WALLACE BELMONT RODRIGUEZ M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled354

CAGUAS

Puerto Rico

CHARLES EIL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled353

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

HELEN SLONE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled352

MILLVILLE

New Jersey

JULIO LEEY-CASELLA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled350

ALTON

Illinois

EDWARD JAVOR MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled350

RIVERSIDE

California

RICARDO BLONDET VISSEPO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled349

PONCE

Puerto Rico

ANNE LAROCHELLE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled349

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

DAGOBERTO DE LA VEGA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled349

MIAMI

Florida

DAVID FALL FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled346

MODESTO

California

DAVID HESTER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled345

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER CASE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled344

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri

ALAN JACKNOW MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled342

PANORAMA CITY

California

MOHAMED ZEITOUN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled341

HOBART

Indiana

FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled340

MIAMI

Florida

MICHAEL FILI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled337

MIAMI

Florida

CHARLES HOLZNER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled336

DOWNEY

California

MARGARET GUERRERO NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled335

ANAHEIM

California