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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
DONG SHIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled290

LOS ANGELES

California

KAREN BADER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled290

GILBERT

Arizona

SONWOO LEE MD

Rheumatology

Claims Filled285

LOS ANGELES

California

ETHEL SIRIS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled284

NEW YORK

New York

VUONG NGUYEN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled284

GARDEN GROVE

California

SUNG-NAE BYUN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled282

LOS ANGELES

California

SANG TRAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled281

FALLS CHURCH

Virginia

TAN NGO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled280

WESTMINSTER

California

DAVID OH M.D.

Rheumatology

Claims Filled280

TORRANCE

California

NICHOLAS TRAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled280

WESTMINSTER

California

PATRICIA LEON MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled280

MIAMI

Florida

SEUNG KIM M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled278

LOS ANGELES

California

ELEONORA FEDONENKO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled275

LOS ANGELES

California

BENJAMIN WU

Specialist

Claims Filled275

BROOKLYN

New York

KYUNG HAN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled273

LOS ANGELES

California

SHU MAY LEE M.D.

Medical Genetics, PhD Medical Genetics

Claims Filled273

DALY CITY

California

THOMAS CHAN MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled273

NEW YORK

New York

DANIEL BASULTO MD

General Practice

Claims Filled272

HIALEAH

Florida

CHRIS LEE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled271

ROWLAND HEIGHTS

California

FERNANDO ORAMAS M.D

Family Medicine

Claims Filled269

MIAMI

Florida

MARTIN LEE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled269

LOS ANGELES

California

EDWARD SVADJIAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled268

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

California

GALINA MAKOVOZ M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled267

WEST HOLLYWOOD

California

THOMAS TERUYA M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled266

HONOLULU

Hawaii

HENRY YEE MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled264

ALHAMBRA

California