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Prescriber Checkup » CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

2.85M
Medicare Part D Claims
$133M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 292,999 $15.4M
New York 200,111 $8.94M
Florida 188,601 $8.64M
Pennsylvania 160,736 $6.78M
Texas 150,940 $7.07M
Ohio 123,812 $6.67M
Illinois 119,145 $5.63M
Michigan 81,106 $4M
North Carolina 79,774 $3.53M
Missouri 77,356 $3.62M
New Jersey 74,941 $3.72M
Wisconsin 70,628 $3.28M
Minnesota 69,285 $3.79M
Tennessee 68,175 $2.77M
Georgia 65,490 $2.85M
Indiana 65,436 $3.05M
Washington 62,580 $3.23M
Massachusetts 60,097 $2.7M
Virginia 55,236 $2.75M
Iowa 53,615 $2.25M
Kentucky 50,419 $2.14M
Arizona 49,803 $2.77M
Oregon 48,909 $2.33M
Alabama 45,820 $1.56M
Kansas 39,215 $1.74M
Arkansas 38,245 $1.37M
Oklahoma 37,444 $1.58M
Colorado 36,242 $1.88M
Louisiana 35,816 $1.45M
Connecticut 33,485 $1.54M
South Carolina 31,360 $1.3M
Maryland 31,072 $1.64M
Nebraska 28,358 $1.19M
Mississippi 27,291 $958K
West Virginia 22,362 $908K
Utah 17,600 $976K
Maine 16,464 $869K
New Mexico 16,443 $774K
Idaho 15,547 $720K
Nevada 15,280 $721K
South Dakota 13,864 $612K
Rhode Island 13,585 $541K
North Dakota 11,855 $542K
New Hampshire 10,983 $586K
Montana 9,714 $407K
Hawaii 9,292 $559K
Vermont 6,823 $337K
Delaware 5,903 $307K
Alaska 4,514 $163K
Wyoming 3,926 $185K
District of Columbia 2,300 $111K
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 CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA

Provider Medicare Claims City State
RALPH RUCKLE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Tennessee

VENKAT REDDY M.D

Specialist

Claims Filled50

NASHVILLE

Tennessee

DAVID LASH M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS

Ohio

JACK BROWN MD, DPM

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAND SPRINGS

Oklahoma

AFAQUE AKHTAR M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

FUQUAY VARINA

North Carolina

CHRISTOPHER ROBERTS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

HAIDER CHAUDHRY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORGANTOWN

West Virginia

GIULIO BIANCHI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

STATEN ISLAND

New York

MICHAEL VERCIMAK MD

Surgery

Claims Filled50

MENDOTA

Illinois

ROBERT CAMBRIDGE M.D.

Claims Filled50

WINTER PARK

Florida

WILLIAM DAUER M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled50

ANN ARBOR

Michigan

WILLIAM CLAPP M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

MORGANFIELD

Kentucky

DUKE HOSPITAL PHARMACY

Claims Filled50

DURHAM

North Carolina

SEONG KIM MD, MPM

General Practice

Claims Filled50

STURGIS

Michigan

STEVEN FEENEY M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAWSON

Minnesota

RICHARD HORECKI MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EAU CLAIRE

Wisconsin

CHERIE NOE MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

CAMBRIDGE

Massachusetts

MARK OPERARIO M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

COLUMBIA

Louisiana

JOSE FIGUEROA ROBLES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled50

CAYEY

Puerto Rico

BILL HUKILL DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

DAVISON

Michigan

KYLE TIPTON M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

EL DORADO

Kansas

DAVID BRYANT MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

PINSON

Alabama

WACLAW DYMEK MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CARROLLTON

Missouri

TIMOTHY LINDER M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SELMER

Tennessee

ANTIOAN KARDOUS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CRANSTON

Rhode Island