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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
BRIGETTE SLOMOVIC PA

Physician Assistant, Surgical

Claims Filled350

ROCHESTER

New York

FREDERICK KLEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled348

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

TSOVINAR TEKKELIAN M.D.

Claims Filled346

GLENDALE

California

VICTORIA BOROVSKY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled345

ENCINO

California

RAYMOND CONANT MD

Urology

Claims Filled337

HASTINGS

Nebraska

STEVEN MAISLOS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled334

HOUSTON

Texas

KYMBER HABENICHT M.C.

Urology

Claims Filled330

CHATTANOOGA

Tennessee

ELIZABETH KAVALER MD

Urology

Claims Filled330

NEW YORK

New York

LONNY GREEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled325

RICHMOND

Virginia

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled325

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

KULDIP BEHNIWAL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled323

FRESNO

California

SERGEY ROME M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled323

PARAMUS

New Jersey

DARRELL WERTH M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled320

HAYS

Kansas

MARK LIERZ M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled319

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

MICHAEL METRO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled319

PHILA

Pennsylvania

JOHN TUTTLE MD

Urology

Claims Filled318

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

PAUL JO MD

Specialist

Claims Filled317

OCALA

Florida

VICTOR HARTANTO MD

Urology

Claims Filled317

MIDLAND PARK

New Jersey

AVIVA IOFEL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled315

LOS ANGELES

California

STEVEN NASH MD

Specialist

Claims Filled312

KANSAS CITY

Missouri

JAY LUTINS M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled310

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

STEPHEN SCHIFF M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled308

PROVIDENCE

Rhode Island

MAX FERGUSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled305

HARRISON

Arkansas

HOMAYOUN SHARIM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled305

BEVERLY HILLS

California

EMILY BRADLEY MD

Urology

Claims Filled303

SEATTLE

Washington