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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
MICHAEL PEASTER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled299

BARTLESVILLE

Oklahoma

SOVRIN SHAH MD

Urology

Claims Filled298

NEW YORK

New York

TIMOTHY MOSES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled298

LAURINBURG

North Carolina

MITCHELL WEINSTEIN D.O.

Urology

Claims Filled298

SUNRISE

Florida

STEVEN BERNSTEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled296

EDINA

Minnesota

MARVIN STEIN MD

Urology

Claims Filled291

MARGATE

Florida

JARRETT KRUSKA M.D

Urology

Claims Filled291

ENID

Oklahoma

KIMBERLY BERNI MD

Urology

Claims Filled291

LAKE ST LOUIS

Missouri

CURTIS POWELL M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled290

TULSA

Oklahoma

SAGAR SHAH MD

Urology

Claims Filled289

JACKSONVILLE

Florida

GHASSAN HAMADY MD

Urology

Claims Filled288

HIALEAH

Florida

NICHOLAS QUINIF M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled287

THOMASVILLE

Georgia

JYOTHI KESHA M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled287

FRIDLEY

Minnesota

LAWRENCE WINTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled286

AVENTURA

Florida

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled284

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

MARC TOGLIA M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled284

MEDIA

Pennsylvania

JAE KIM MD

Urology

Claims Filled282

CHICAGO RIDGE

Illinois

LISA OLIVEIRA RN

Claims Filled280

MIDDLEBURY

Connecticut

STEPHANIE HUGHES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled280

MARRERO

Louisiana

JOHN HAIRSTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled279

SUGAR LAND

Texas

JONATHAN ANDERSON M.D., F.A.C.S.

Specialist

Claims Filled278

AIKEN

South Carolina

SOHEIL NIKU MD

Specialist

Claims Filled277

SIMI VALLEY

California

EDWARD KIM MD

Urology

Claims Filled275

KNOXVILLE

Tennessee

MARY GREY MAHER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled274

NEW HAVEN

Connecticut

FELIX SHEPARD MD

Urology

Claims Filled272

NORTON

Virginia