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Prescriber Checkup

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VIREAD

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

162K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 554 of 3238

$133M
Retail Cost

Rank: 170 of 3238

20,618
Patients

Rank: 715 of 3238

11,445
Prescribers

Rank: 744 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
California 4,214 33,875 $30.2M
New York 3,192 25,985 $21.1M
Florida 1,951 14,426 $11.3M
Texas 1,279 8,773 $7.46M
Pennsylvania 827 6,252 $5.03M
Georgia 838 5,863 $4.01M
Massachusetts 585 4,716 $3.81M
New Jersey 633 4,681 $3.72M
Illinois 622 4,649 $3.83M
North Carolina 556 4,029 $3M
Ohio 508 3,627 $3.01M
Maryland 427 3,077 $2.17M
Virginia 420 2,897 $2.43M
Louisiana 384 2,785 $2.15M
Washington 316 2,580 $2.18M
Missouri 312 2,473 $1.93M
South Carolina 293 2,291 $1.7M
Tennessee 323 2,274 $1.72M
Michigan 304 2,077 $1.67M
Arizona 250 1,768 $1.6M
Oregon 201 1,587 $1.4M
Alabama 230 1,515 $1.08M
Connecticut 212 1,509 $1.23M
Mississippi 206 1,481 $1.18M
Minnesota 184 1,375 $1.2M
Indiana 195 1,269 $1.08M
Hawaii 172 1,266 $1.2M
District of Columbia 221 1,245 $854K
Colorado 161 1,129 $844K
Wisconsin 148 1,051 $747K
Oklahoma 128 939 $773K
Kansas 121 882 $708K
Kentucky 126 842 $713K
Nevada 113 802 $701K
Arkansas 82 618 $472K
Iowa 82 533 $400K
West Virginia 65 485 $393K
Rhode Island 55 462 $364K
Nebraska 59 432 $368K
Maine 54 418 $401K
Delaware 55 379 $304K
Alaska 23 287 $129K
New Hampshire 43 259 $226K
New Mexico 33 237 $197K
Utah 30 221 $174K
Vermont 18 164 $136K
Montana 15 123 $100K
North Dakota 12 115 $93.6K
Idaho 12 65 $73.9K
South Dakota 58 $42.9K
Wyoming 46 $39.3K
About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. ProPublica combined that data with additional information released by CMS. The data for 2013 includes nearly 1.4 billion prescriptions written by 1.3 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 410,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients Methodology »

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Top prescribers for VIREAD

Provider Medicare Claims City State
LONG DANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled603

WESTMINSTER

California

GERALD PIERONE MD

Claims Filled388

VERO BEACH

Florida

TRUONG-SINH LEDUC M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled353

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

California

TU TRAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled332

ROSEMEAD

California

HUY NGUYEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled302

SAN JOSE

California

JAMES YAN D.O.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled261

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HUY TRINH M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled253

SAN JOSE

California

CHRISTOPHER BUI MD

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled252

SANTA ANA

California

CHE-NAN CHUANG M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled251

FLUSHING

New York

QUANG PHAN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled237

GARDEN GROVE

California

HO BAE M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled235

LOS ANGELES

California

MARSHALL D'SOUZA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled233

CAPE CORAL

Florida

THUAN NGUYEN MD

Specialist

Claims Filled230

HOUSTON

Texas

LISA CAPALDINI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled230

SAN FRANCISCO

California

DENNIS CHAN M. D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled229

MONTEREY PARK

California

MYRON TONG MD

Transplant Surgery

Claims Filled223

LOS ANGELES

California

GARY FELDMAN M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled217

SAN FRANCISCO

California

HAROLD KATNER MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled208

MACON

Georgia

MARCIA SENTENO MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled206

LONG BEACH

California

DEBBIE HAGINS MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled205

SAVANNAH

Georgia

SHUBHA KERKAR MD

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled204

PALM SPRINGS

California

JEHAD ABDALLA M.D.

Infectious Disease

Claims Filled203

ORANGEBURG

South Carolina

CHIA CHI LAI M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled202

MONTEREY PARK

California

FIRMIN HO M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled201

LOS ANGELES

California

KHANH NGUYEN M.D.

Gastroenterology

Claims Filled201

SAN JOSE

California