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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
AUSTIN TSAI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled335

GREENWICH

New York

ZIAD FARAH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled335

HARWICH

Massachusetts

LAURENCE PETTY M.D.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Claims Filled332

PLANT CITY

Florida

RAUL RODRIGUEZ BS

Counselor

Claims Filled331

OPA LOCKA

Florida

RAYMOND FINK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled330

LA MESA

California

TESSIE OTERO-TRUITT MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled329

SOUTH BOSTON

Virginia

KIN-KEE PUN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled328

SAN FRANCISCO

California

YING ZHU MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled327

WILMINGTON

Delaware

LUCY THOMAS N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled327

PARMA

Ohio

EDUARDO UMPIERRE VELA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled327

MOROVIS

Puerto Rico

WAEL GIRGIS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled326

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

JOSE AYALA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled326

BAYAMON

Puerto Rico

JUAN ORTIZ MATOS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled325

COROZAL

Puerto Rico

JULIO PITA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled324

CORAL GABLES

Florida

JOEL SILVERBERG MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled323

BATON ROUGE

Louisiana

J LOCK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled322

WORCESTER

Massachusetts

FADI SABA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled321

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

ARMINE NAZARYAN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled321

GLENDALE

California

CATHY DORIA-MEDINA M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled321

TORRANCE

California

SIMA HASSANI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled320

WOODLAND HILLS

California

JEFFREY SANDLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled320

SAN DIEGO

California

WAYNE EVRON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled317

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

JOSE FELICIANO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled316

HUMACAO

Puerto Rico

JAVIER RICARDO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled313

SOUTH MIAMI

Florida

HOWARD FOGEL M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled313

STOUGHTON

Massachusetts