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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
MOMIN GABIR M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled372

GLENDALE

Arizona

ALBERT EDANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled372

BROOKLYN

New York

DENNIS KRAUSS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled370

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

KORT KNUDSON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled366

MIDDLETOWN

Connecticut

NELSON LUM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled364

LUBBOCK

Texas

NEIL KOBROSKY MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled362

GLOUCESTER

Massachusetts

SELWYN CARRINGTON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled361

PEMBROKE PINES

Florida

KIN-KEE PUN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled357

SAN FRANCISCO

California

RICHARD DODD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled356

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

SAMIR MALKANI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled356

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

MICHAEL HUMPHREY D.O.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled355

ALTOONA

Pennsylvania

JESSICA TROPP N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled354

NORTHAMPTON

Massachusetts

RICHARD HAAS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled354

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

FREDERICK ZIEL MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled354

WOODLAND HILLS

California

SAMUEL YEBOAH M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled354

ANDERSON

South Carolina

ALAN REICH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled349

CHICAGO

Illinois

FERNANDO ESPARZA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled349

MIAMI

Florida

ROGELIO ALONZO NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled348

BELLFLOWER

California

ZIAD FARAH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled348

HARWICH

Massachusetts

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Claims Filled345

CINCINNATI

Ohio

DAVID HESTER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled345

ASHEVILLE

North Carolina

CHRISTINE HOOGASIAN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled345

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

HOWARD ROSEN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled343

NORTH KANSAS CITY

Missouri

RICHARD GUTHRIE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled339

WICHITA

Kansas

CHRISTOPHER CASE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled338

JEFFERSON CITY

Missouri