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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
HAN DUONG M.D.& D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled383

ROSEMEAD

California

YIU TING CHUNG MD

General Practice

Claims Filled371

LOS ANGELES

California

DAVID LIN DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled369

ROSEMEAD

California

NICHOLAS KIM M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled361

ANAHEIM

California

OSCAR CHIEN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled355

SAN GABRIEL

California

JAMES JUNG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled351

LOS ANGELES

California

LOUIS ZUCKER MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled344

LOS ANGELES

California

OLGA ALARID M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled340

MONTEBELLO

California

GARY REZNIK MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled338

LOS ANGELES

California

CHUNG BUI M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled336

WESTMINSTER

California

THERESA THANH NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled334

WESTMINSTER

California

HIEU N TRAM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

WESTMINSTER

California

GEORGE MA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled332

LOS ANGELES

California

THUAN VO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled323

WESTMINSTER

California

RAFAYEL GEVORKIAN M.D.

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled323

LOS ANGELES

California

ARKADY STERN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled321

LOS ANGELES

California

ANTONIO PINERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled319

MIAMI

Florida

NGAI NGUYEN MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled315

SAN JOSE

California

BRIAN HUH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled314

LOS ANGELES

California

GILBERTO GASTELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled307

UNION CITY

New Jersey

GEORGE HALL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled306

NEW YORK

New York

HEW QUON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled293

LOS ANGELES

California

VLAD NUSINOVICH M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

CARLOS SESIN M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled291

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

YU YAO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled291

MONTEREY PARK

California