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Prescriber Checkup » VESICARE

VESICARE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.74M
Medicare Part D Claims
$403M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 162,661 $37.5M
Florida 136,723 $32.2M
Texas 123,160 $29.6M
Pennsylvania 113,468 $25.2M
New York 110,992 $25.9M
Illinois 77,516 $18.3M
North Carolina 59,263 $12.8M
New Jersey 59,061 $15M
Ohio 58,336 $13.8M
Tennessee 49,261 $10.9M
Georgia 46,190 $10.1M
Michigan 44,599 $11.5M
Missouri 42,784 $9.2M
Indiana 42,265 $10M
Wisconsin 41,421 $9.2M
Virginia 33,526 $7.91M
Louisiana 32,555 $6.96M
Massachusetts 32,030 $7.33M
Kentucky 31,230 $7.09M
Alabama 30,991 $6.64M
South Carolina 28,530 $6.44M
Washington 27,547 $6.56M
Iowa 26,860 $5.57M
Connecticut 24,935 $6.22M
Arizona 24,694 $6.34M
Minnesota 22,577 $5.66M
Kansas 22,458 $4.82M
Nebraska 21,903 $4.41M
Mississippi 20,418 $4.18M
Oklahoma 20,369 $4.94M
Arkansas 18,900 $3.99M
Colorado 17,849 $4.26M
Maryland 16,342 $4.44M
Oregon 15,900 $3.7M
West Virginia 11,931 $2.72M
Maine 11,787 $3.05M
Utah 9,218 $2.16M
Nevada 8,605 $2.16M
Idaho 7,905 $1.78M
South Dakota 7,585 $1.61M
Rhode Island 6,841 $1.43M
New Hampshire 6,465 $1.55M
New Mexico 5,928 $1.48M
Montana 5,405 $1.15M
Hawaii 4,851 $1.18M
Delaware 4,146 $1.16M
North Dakota 3,900 $857K
Vermont 3,250 $832K
Wyoming 2,749 $618K
Alaska 2,478 $486K
District of Columbia 1,233 $328K
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 VESICARE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ALEXANDER GERSHMAN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled2,595

LOS ANGELES

California

EDWARD GHEILER MD

Urology

Claims Filled1,180

HIALEAH

Florida

IGOR RYNDIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled964

BROOKLYN

New York

LEON HIRZEL MD

Urology

Claims Filled929

MIAMI

Florida

JAIME FETES PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled678

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

BRIAN CROTZER P.A.

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled666

CHEEKTOWAGA

New York

MARK BARATS M.D.

Nephrology

Claims Filled639

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

ROBERT SALANT MD

Urology

Claims Filled585

NEW YORK

New York

PHILLIP GINSBERG D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled582

PHILADELPHIA

Pennsylvania

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled551

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

JUAN SUAREZ M.D. , F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled542

CORAL GABLES

Florida

FRANCISCO CARPIO M.D.,

Specialist

Claims Filled517

MIAMI

Florida

AURELIO ORTIZ M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled515

MIAMI

Florida

ARMEN KASSABIAN M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled495

BURBANK

California

JUAN ALARCON MD

Urology

Claims Filled494

MONTEBELLO

California

FELIX CHI-MING YIP M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled493

MONTEREY PARK

California

RICHARD HARKAWAY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled483

PHILA

Pennsylvania

HENRY RUIZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled475

EDINBURG

Texas

RICHARD ANTOSEK D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled472

SUNRISE

Florida

SERGIO RODRIGUEZ MD

Urology

Claims Filled466

MIAMI

Florida

STEVEN JENSEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled457

SAGINAW

Michigan

VLADIMIR KRICHEVSKY M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled451

BROOKLYN

New York

JASON PERELMAN

Urology

Claims Filled436

SUNRISE

Florida

GLENN KERSHEN MD

Urology

Claims Filled432

SAGINAW

Michigan

LUKE YOON M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled426

LOS ANGELES

California