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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
BOBBY JOHNSON MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled355

HUNTSVILLE

Alabama

SEAN NIKRAVAN MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled353

NEWPORT BEACH

California

MIGUEL PARILO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled352

DAYTON

Ohio

RISHI RASTOGI MD

Claims Filled350

HAMMONTON

New Jersey

ALAN REICH MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled349

CHICAGO

Illinois

FREDERICK RUSHFORD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled347

CYPRESS

Texas

VICTORIA MUSEY M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled347

ATLANTA

Georgia

ROBERT PEARLSTEIN D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled345

EAST NORRITON

Pennsylvania

MANI BASHYAM M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled344

GREENSBURG

Pennsylvania

KANDASWAMY JAYARAJ M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled344

BEAUMONT

Texas

BARRY BROWNE MD

Surgery

Claims Filled343

SAN DIEGO

California

PATRICIA PARYSEK N.P.

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled343

WEST SENECA

New York

JOSEPH DEHAVEN M D

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled342

SAVANNAH

Georgia

ANNE LAROCHELLE M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled342

MEADVILLE

Pennsylvania

MARIA SOLANO M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled341

MIAMI

Florida

DANITA HARRISON ARNP

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled341

DAVENPORT

Iowa

RUBEN PIPEK MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled341

MELBOURNE

Florida

JOSEPH BIRNBAUM MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled339

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

KENNETH ORDENE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled339

FREEHOLD

New Jersey

SERGIO MATHER MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled339

FORT MYERS

Florida

DAVID LEONARD M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled338

CLEARWATER

Florida

RICHARD WEISS MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled337

FORT MYERS

Florida

ADAM KELMAN M.D.

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled336

RIDGEWOOD

New Jersey

PATRICK BOWEN M.D>

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled336

ATLANTA

Georgia

CHARD BUBB MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled335

LAS VEGAS

Nevada