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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
JOSEPH MURRAY M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled337

METAIRIE

Louisiana

ALEJANDRO PLAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled334

LONGVIEW

Texas

SOFIA VASQUEZ SOLOMON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled333

HIALEAH

Florida

JEFFREY SANDLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled332

SAN DIEGO

California

GEORGE CHAO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled331

MODESTO

California

DANIEL LYONS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled330

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

LUCY THOMAS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled329

PARMA

Ohio

MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled328

MIAMI

Florida

KIM BROWN NP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled327

ANAHEIM

California

MARIA CARIAGA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled327

TAMPA

Florida

TESSIE OTERO-TRUITT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled327

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

CHARLES KAHN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled327

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

RAUF BABA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled324

RIDGELY

Tennessee

CARLOS IGLESIAS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled324

CORAL GABLES

Florida

CECELIA PACHECO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled323

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

THOMAS DOUGHERTY M.D.

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled322

LA MIRADA

California

ELAINE AGUSTIN N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled322

SAN BERNARDINO

California

MANUEL FERNANDEZ-GONZALE MD

General Practice

Claims Filled322

MIAMI

Florida

TIMOTHY WILLIAMS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled320

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ABDULLAH ARSHAD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

HAYTI

Missouri

FRANCESCO CABRERA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled320

MIAMI

Florida

ROBERT BIESBROECK MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled320

MESA

Arizona

WAEL GIRGIS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled319

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

WILLIAM TRIGOSO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled317

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

PRASAD KATTA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled317

FREMONT

California