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PEN NEEDLE

Needle/syringe Source: National Library of Medicine

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
JOHN AYLWARD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

ROYERSFORD

Pennsylvania

MEENAKSHI PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled80

CENTERVILLE

Ohio

JYOTI MEHTA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled80

WILLIAMSBURG

Ohio

DAVID FIELD MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

BISMARCK

North Dakota

SYED MOQEETH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled79

CINCINNATI

Ohio

GLENN CAINE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled79

WAUWATOSA

Wisconsin

JACK MATHENY

Family Medicine

Claims Filled78

PALATKA

Florida

RAKESH MITTAL MD, PHD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled77

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

KENNETH LANDIN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

KINGSTON

Pennsylvania

DUANE GOLOMB MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled77

COVENTRY

Rhode Island

KISHOR PATEL MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled76

ROCKY RIVER

Ohio

LESTER YIM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled76

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MACIEJ SOLAREWICZ MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

LAKEVIEW

Michigan

JOEL ADLER MD

Claims Filled75

TEANECK

New Jersey

ZHEXIANG LI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled75

FLORHAM PARK

New Jersey

GNANAPRAKASH GOPAL MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled73

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

CRAIG HOPPLE MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled73

TOLEDO

Ohio

RALPH STOLZ DO

Addiction Medicine

Claims Filled72

ALLENTOWN

Pennsylvania

WINNIE MOAZAMPOUR M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled72

COLUMBUS

Ohio

ESTHER KRUG M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled72

BALTIMORE

Maryland

VINCENT CHU DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

WESTERVILLE

Ohio

JOSEPH ALESSANDRO D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

DANIELSON

Connecticut

JOSEPH PEYTON D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled71

MAUMEE

Ohio

ARLETHA ANDERSON M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled69

DETROIT

Michigan

MIRZA BEG M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled69

DETROIT

Michigan