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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
LUCIEN COTE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,267

NEW YORK

New York

GEORGIA LEA M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,248

NEW ORLEANS

Louisiana

PAUL NAUSIEDA MD

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine OMM

Claims Filled1,248

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

DAVID GREELEY MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,229

SPOKANE

Washington

BRIAN MADDUX MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,227

CINCINNATI

Ohio

PAUL TUITE MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,226

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

GARY LEO D.O

Neurology

Claims Filled1,220

MILWAUKEE

Wisconsin

JANET CHANCE M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,204

NEWPORT BEACH

California

CARLOS SINGER

Neurology

Claims Filled1,162

MIAMI

Florida

DANIEL KUYPER MD

Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program

Claims Filled1,112

DENVER

Colorado

ALAN DIAMOND DO

Neurology

Claims Filled1,103

FAYETTEVILLE

Arkansas

SOTIRIOS PARASHOS M.D., PH.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,073

EDINA

Minnesota

RAJEEV KUMAR MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,069

ENGLEWOOD

Colorado

JOHN ROBERTS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,069

SEATTLE

Washington

JANIS DENNING PAC

Physician Assistant, Medical

Claims Filled1,059

PORTLAND

Oregon

DEAN SUTHERLAND MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,058

SARASOTA

Florida

ANETTE NIEVES MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,056

LADY LAKE

Florida

ROCCO DIPAOLA MD

Specialist

Claims Filled1,047

TOMS RIVER

New Jersey

ABRAHAM LIEBERMAN M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,039

PHOENIX

Arizona

MIGUEL GUTIERREZ M.D.

Neurology

Claims Filled1,034

MCALLEN

Texas

LAUREN SEEBERGER

Specialist

Claims Filled1,029

BOISE

Idaho

SAMER TABBAL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled1,006

SAINT LOUIS

Missouri

NORMAN LEOPOLD DO

Neurology

Claims Filled994

CHESTER

Pennsylvania

SHERRIE GOULD N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Claims Filled994

LA JOLLA

California

LEE TEMPEL MD

Neurology

Claims Filled991

ST LOUIS

Missouri