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PEN NEEDLE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.41M
Medicare Part D Claims
$91.5M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 185,962 $6.67M
New York 176,973 $6.72M
Florida 154,886 $5.77M
Pennsylvania 148,995 $5.44M
Texas 146,184 $5.54M
Ohio 120,884 $4.73M
Illinois 108,226 $4.17M
North Carolina 88,824 $3.25M
Michigan 85,894 $3.64M
New Jersey 73,934 $3.16M
Missouri 73,445 $2.7M
Georgia 63,881 $2.35M
Tennessee 63,220 $2.35M
Indiana 62,455 $2.49M
Wisconsin 54,798 $2.18M
Massachusetts 53,010 $2.02M
Minnesota 49,109 $1.99M
Virginia 48,901 $1.8M
Washington 47,604 $1.8M
Kentucky 44,356 $1.6M
Alabama 41,846 $1.51M
Louisiana 41,821 $1.47M
South Carolina 41,579 $1.5M
Connecticut 32,716 $1.31M
Arizona 31,937 $1.2M
Iowa 31,742 $1.19M
Maryland 28,837 $1.23M
West Virginia 25,500 $945K
Oklahoma 24,822 $896K
Arkansas 24,432 $849K
Kansas 21,073 $792K
Mississippi 20,927 $738K
Oregon 20,801 $788K
Nevada 17,921 $714K
Colorado 17,718 $668K
Maine 15,143 $643K
Nebraska 13,655 $518K
New Mexico 12,970 $491K
Hawaii 11,520 $432K
New Hampshire 10,457 $427K
Idaho 10,349 $380K
Utah 9,533 $368K
Rhode Island 8,999 $328K
North Dakota 8,282 $336K
Delaware 7,745 $336K
Vermont 7,025 $275K
Montana 6,458 $238K
South Dakota 5,821 $227K
District of Columbia 3,871 $148K
Wyoming 2,737 $98.4K
Alaska 2,461 $96.8K
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 PEN NEEDLE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
R BRYANT MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

VARMA MEKA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERDALE

Georgia

KIMBERLY ELLIOTT DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SHELTON

Washington

CYNTHIA BURNS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

WINSTON SALEM

North Carolina

R. BLOOM M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WICHITA

Kansas

KENATH SHAMIR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FALL RIVER

Massachusetts

ERIKA BONO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHARLOTTE

North Carolina

ANTHONY HARRIS M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

LATHRUP VILLAGE

Michigan

CHARLES COOK M. D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RALEIGH

North Carolina

WALTER STEPHENS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DICKSON

Tennessee

AMY SHAW M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled50

FRANKLIN

Tennessee

RANDY COOK D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HAYS

Kansas

VAN SNIDER M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

LAKE CHARLES

Louisiana

JOSEPH STEPHEN LOMBOY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PERRY

Georgia

FRANCES CH'EN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VANCOUVER

Washington

JEFFREE JAMES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

AUSTIN

Texas

GARY KOLANCHICK M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

BERNE

New York

GREGORY HOLMES M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

HUNTINGTON

West Virginia

M.JEANINE THOMAS D.O

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

ARLINGTON

Texas

MARY HENSLEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

FRANKLIN

Indiana

MICHAEL LUFT D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

IDA GROVE

Iowa

RAMESH REDDY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

JONESBORO

Georgia

CARLOS PORTER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MINETTE LUKBAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HERMISTON

Oregon

RICHARD BANEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MELBOURNE

Florida