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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
LAL TANWANI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled421

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

RAMESHKUMAR RAMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled419

ROCK ISLAND

Illinois

WAYNE EVRON M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled419

BETHEL PARK

Pennsylvania

LYLE MYERS M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled419

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

STELLA ILYAYEVA PHYSICIAN, P.C.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled416

FOREST HILLS

New York

MICHAEL FILI MD

Specialist

Claims Filled415

MIAMI

Florida

KAMALA RAJUPET M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled414

PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania

RAYMOND FINK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled414

LA MESA

California

HISHAM ALREFAI MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled413

LOUISVILLE

Kentucky

HAROLD MILLER M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled411

HAMMOND

Louisiana

STEPHAN KOWALYK M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled409

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

ZIAD FARAH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled401

HARWICH

Massachusetts

PRASUNA JAMI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled400

CHARLESTON

West Virginia

CARLOS COELHO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled399

AVENTURA

Florida

SAMUEL MALAYAN

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled394

GLENDALE

California

FERROL LEE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled388

SAYRE

Pennsylvania

JAMES BONUCCHI DO

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled388

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

JESUS PEREZ MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled387

SARASOTA

Florida

ANURADHIKA KANDULA MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled386

SAN JOSE

California

DANIEL BERGER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled385

SANTA BARBARA

California

RICHARD CARANO MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled380

AMES

Iowa

JUNPING YANG MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled379

SAINT JOSEPH

Missouri

STEVEN KAUFMAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled379

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey

ZIAD MAMISH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled379

PENSACOLA

Florida

EDWARD SWIBINSKI M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled378

CHERRY HILL

New Jersey