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PEN NEEDLE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2013

223K
Medicare Part D Claims

Rank: 500 of 3238

$6.99M
Retail Cost

Rank: 893 of 3238


Patients

Rank: 3068 of 3238


Prescribers

Rank: 3048 of 3238

Use by state

State Patients Claims Cost
Ohio 17,191 $627K
Florida 15,095 $475K
Pennsylvania 14,227 $423K
California 11,495 $361K
New York 11,373 $388K
North Carolina 10,719 $270K
Michigan 10,181 $372K
Texas 9,045 $236K
Illinois 8,148 $280K
Wisconsin 7,968 $329K
Washington 5,748 $250K
Virginia 5,586 $137K
Tennessee 5,520 $135K
Indiana 5,071 $153K
Georgia 5,009 $107K
New Jersey 4,709 $189K
South Carolina 4,402 $92K
Missouri 4,333 $104K
Alabama 4,232 $108K
Louisiana 4,041 $75.2K
Kentucky 4,026 $88.8K
Iowa 3,887 $155K
Arkansas 3,788 $74.7K
West Virginia 3,342 $73.6K
Oklahoma 3,251 $75.7K
Kansas 2,945 $91.8K
Massachusetts 2,843 $102K
Mississippi 2,669 $53K
Oregon 2,450 $81.4K
Minnesota 2,355 $104K
Arizona 2,249 $60.5K
Maryland 2,162 $69.6K
Connecticut 2,078 $96.8K
Idaho 1,747 $47.9K
Colorado 1,688 $47.9K
North Dakota 1,632 $94.2K
Nebraska 1,586 $78.7K
New Hampshire 1,573 $56.1K
Maine 1,549 $60.8K
Rhode Island 1,501 $66.1K
Hawaii 1,263 $48.8K
New Mexico 1,261 $22.8K
Montana 1,209 $49.1K
Nevada 1,115 $26.1K
Utah 1,008 $25.7K
South Dakota 902 $40.2K
Delaware 670 $29.6K
Vermont 444 $18.1K
Wyoming 320 $12.4K
Alaska 306 $7,976
District of Columbia 187 $4,934
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 PEN NEEDLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled412

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

SUSAN BERNER M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled217

WEST CHESTER

Ohio

MICHAEL DUPUIS M. D.

Emergency Medicine

Claims Filled201

PENSACOLA

Florida

AVANISH MEHTA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled188

CUMBERLAND

Rhode Island

JAMES JANOUSEK M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled187

LIVE OAK

Florida

SABRINA BENJAMIN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled184

OLYMPIA

Washington

ROBERT GRIES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled157

HONOLULU

Hawaii

JAE YOO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled150

LOS ANGELES

California

CHARLES GARRETSON MD

Pulmonary Disease

Claims Filled149

OROVILLE

California

THOMAS LAMPONE M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled148

GULF BREEZE

Florida

JAMES PETTIT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled137

ROCKDALE

Texas

KIRK SMITH DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled135

MIDDLETOWN

Ohio

KEITH WOO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled134

HONOLULU

Hawaii

WILLIAM BELIVEAU MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled131

JOHNSON

Rhode Island

ANANT LODHIA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled128

SACRAMENTO

California

MILLA KAREV MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled126

CINCINNATI

Ohio

ERNESTO QUINTO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled117

SACRAMENTO

California

JOHN LADWIG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled116

MOORHEAD

Minnesota

JOSEPH PALERMO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled115

SEATTLE

Washington

ATHAR SIDDIQUI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

YPSILANTI

Michigan

JOHN CAMPBELL M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled114

KENTWOOD

Michigan

EMMANUEL RIVERA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled114

CINCINNATI

Ohio

EMAD ELBADAWY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled113

CLEVELAND

Ohio

HOWARD REINFELD MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled111

NORTH MIAMI BEACH

Florida

ASHKAN JAVAHERI M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled110

SACRAMENTO

California