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Prescriber Checkup

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
STEPHEN HEFFINGTON M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled271

COLUMBIA

Tennessee

AMY ROHLFING MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled271

RED BUD

Illinois

ANGELO GOUSSE MD

Urology

Claims Filled271

MIRAMAR

Florida

KARAN SINGH M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled270

LAGUNA HILLS

California

ERIC KREUTZER M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled270

BRONX

New York

LINDSAY SHORT RN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled269

ROCHESTER

New York

AMERY WIRTSHAFTER MD

Urology

Claims Filled269

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled267

LOS ANGELES

California

JASON LINDSAY MD

Urology

Claims Filled266

MOUNTAIN HOME

Arkansas

DAVID SCHWARTZWALD M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled264

BOCA RATON

Florida

SAMUEL LEE M.D.

Urology

Claims Filled264

LOS ANGELES

California

KAY RUST NP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled262

ROCHESTER

New York

NOUNEH DANIELYAN M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled262

LOS ANGELES

California

ANUJ CHOPRA MD

Urology

Claims Filled261

BLOOMSBURG

Pennsylvania

JEFFREY JOHNSON MD

Urology

Claims Filled261

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ROGER GOLDBERG M.D.

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Claims Filled260

EVANSTON

Illinois

SUNIL SAVARIRAYAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled260

UNIONTOWN

Pennsylvania

RYAN WHITE MD

Urology

Claims Filled259

JAMESTOWN

New York

EDUARDO GUZMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled259

MIAMI

Florida

DOUGLAS LEET MD

Urology

Claims Filled257

RALEIGH

North Carolina

JOANN ERMER-SELTUN ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled257

MASON CITY

Iowa

SAMUEL SALEEB MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled256

WILLIAMSVILLE

New York

MOUSSA FAMININI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled256

ENCINO

California

ELIZABETH SAGAN MD

Urology

Claims Filled254

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

KONSTANTIN WALMSLEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled254

GLEN RIDGE

New Jersey