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ACTONEL

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

1.08M
Medicare Part D Claims
$196M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 180,919 $31.9M
New York 94,181 $17.9M
Florida 89,020 $15.9M
Texas 83,665 $15.8M
Pennsylvania 68,366 $12.2M
Ohio 41,579 $7.71M
New Jersey 39,944 $7.71M
Illinois 38,829 $7.04M
Arizona 28,882 $5.72M
Tennessee 27,847 $4.6M
Michigan 24,038 $5.1M
Georgia 21,490 $3.64M
Indiana 21,369 $3.96M
Missouri 21,218 $3.51M
North Carolina 21,147 $3.52M
Virginia 19,072 $3.38M
Connecticut 18,475 $3.9M
Louisiana 18,159 $2.96M
Massachusetts 14,694 $2.46M
Kentucky 14,008 $2.44M
Alabama 13,839 $2.25M
Hawaii 13,507 $2.58M
Oregon 12,953 $2.32M
Maryland 12,354 $2.57M
Colorado 12,147 $2.43M
Wisconsin 11,367 $1.98M
Washington 10,402 $1.88M
South Carolina 8,895 $1.59M
Mississippi 8,288 $1.24M
Kansas 7,390 $1.25M
West Virginia 6,968 $1.21M
Oklahoma 6,940 $1.3M
Minnesota 6,904 $1.45M
Nevada 6,267 $1.17M
Iowa 5,787 $971K
Arkansas 5,298 $833K
New Mexico 5,138 $942K
Utah 4,616 $879K
Maine 4,423 $854K
Nebraska 4,013 $644K
Rhode Island 3,729 $590K
New Hampshire 3,375 $601K
Idaho 3,175 $554K
Delaware 2,500 $599K
Montana 1,879 $325K
Vermont 1,761 $344K
North Dakota 1,315 $201K
South Dakota 1,271 $202K
Wyoming 1,158 $209K
District of Columbia 1,053 $194K
Alaska 579 $101K
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 ACTONEL

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CHUNG NG M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,213

LOS ANGELES

California

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled1,104

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled973

LOS ANGELES

California

LOI LUU M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled899

WESTMINSTER

California

HAROLD HSU M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled862

ROSEMEAD

California

HING WONG MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled841

LOS ANGELES

California

WAN YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled796

MONTEREY PARK

California

TAI WU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled700

SAN GABRIEL

California

THERESA TRUONG PA

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled688

SAN GABRIEL

California

RAUL RODRIGUEZ BS

Counselor

Claims Filled622

OPA LOCKA

Florida

JUNG BAE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled559

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID NGUYEN D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled516

ROSEMEAD

California

HUN KANG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled506

LOS ANGELES

California

JULIAN MARQUEZ MD

General Practice

Claims Filled496

HIALEAH

Florida

TUAN XUAN NGUYEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled488

GARDEN GROVE

California

CHINH HUYNH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled478

WESTMINSTER

California

EDDIE LAM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled440

ALHAMBRA

California

ZHAOYANG PAN M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled424

LOS ANGELES

California

MICHAEL DAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled422

GARDEN GROVE

California

WEI WANG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled413

MONTEREY PARK

California

THOMAS TSENG DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled412

MONTEREY PARK

California

MATIN SHARAFATKHAH M.D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled408

BROOKLYN

New York

YOUNG-JIK LEE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled402

LOS ANGELES

California

JACK ZHOU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled400

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JORGE VENEREO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled384

MIAMI

Florida