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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
NEERAJ SHARMA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled60

EULESS

Texas

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

MICHAEL KILGANNON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

WILLIMANTIC

Connecticut

MICHAEL AHEARN MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

KEWANEE

Illinois

ANITA WESTAFER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled59

GULF BREEZE

Florida

ROSLYN COLLINS APN

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled59

LAS VEGAS

Nevada

LEONARD KUCHEMBA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled59

WILKES BARRE

Pennsylvania

ABAY TADDESSE MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes Metabolism

Claims Filled58

CHILLICOTHE

Ohio

BRUCE HETLAND MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

BISMARCK

North Dakota

LEONARD ELLISON MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled58

SOUTHFIELD

Michigan

WULF HIRSCHFIELD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

WAYNESBORO

Mississippi

RICHARD DUBE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled57

STUART

Florida

GARY ISHKANIAN

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

MOUNT VERNON

New York

MIGUEL MONTOYA MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled57

TAMPA

Florida

PAUL FELDAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled56

MT. LAUREL

New Jersey

JEFFREY MOORE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

MARYSVILLE

Ohio

SALLY ABBOTT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled56

SPRINGFIELD

Ohio

LEONICO PANLASIGUI M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

FEDERAL WAY

Washington

JUAN ESCOBALES M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled55

ST PETERSBURG

Florida

LINDA STROPES MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled55

INDIANAPOLIS

Indiana

CORY RATHGEBER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled55

DICKINSON

North Dakota

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Ohio

MARTIN PERLIN M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled54

NORWALK

Connecticut

AMARAVANI MANDALAPU M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled54

BETHLEHEM

Pennsylvania

SCOTT HARDER D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled54

AUGUSTA

Kansas