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Prescriber Checkup » TAMOXIFEN CITRATE

TAMOXIFEN CITRATE

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

405K
Medicare Part D Claims
$10.3M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 36,502 $1.12M
Florida 28,490 $786K
New York 23,405 $552K
Texas 22,445 $584K
Pennsylvania 21,284 $483K
Ohio 17,261 $454K
North Carolina 15,171 $359K
Illinois 14,701 $375K
Georgia 12,696 $284K
Michigan 10,753 $316K
Wisconsin 10,418 $275K
Tennessee 10,283 $231K
Missouri 10,223 $238K
Massachusetts 10,138 $241K
Virginia 9,512 $250K
Minnesota 8,858 $227K
New Jersey 8,850 $256K
Indiana 8,605 $215K
Kentucky 8,003 $176K
Iowa 7,824 $179K
Washington 7,735 $214K
Arkansas 7,374 $138K
Louisiana 7,265 $167K
Alabama 6,768 $134K
Oregon 6,757 $167K
South Carolina 6,695 $147K
Mississippi 6,630 $128K
Arizona 6,051 $171K
Oklahoma 5,194 $122K
Connecticut 4,911 $132K
Colorado 4,517 $127K
Kansas 4,515 $105K
Maryland 4,170 $124K
Nebraska 3,285 $78.1K
West Virginia 3,221 $77.6K
Idaho 2,188 $63K
Nevada 2,171 $62.6K
New Mexico 2,155 $54.5K
Montana 2,119 $57.4K
Utah 2,094 $60.7K
South Dakota 1,930 $48.5K
Hawaii 1,856 $70K
Maine 1,766 $54.9K
Rhode Island 1,693 $38.8K
New Hampshire 1,567 $43.2K
North Dakota 1,315 $32.7K
Vermont 1,241 $33.1K
Wyoming 1,150 $28.1K
Delaware 840 $30.6K
District of Columbia 461 $11.7K
Alaska 339 $8,094
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 »

Incorrect Info?

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Top prescribers for TAMOXIFEN CITRATE

Provider Medicare Claims City State
CARL HIGUCHI M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled198

HONOLULU

Hawaii

MARGARET MACRAE M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled196

MINNEAPOLIS

Minnesota

WADE SWENSON MD

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled196

FERGUS FALLS

Minnesota

DEBRA WELKER MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled195

DES MOINES

Iowa

ZULFAQQAR JAFFAR MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled195

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CARYN SILVER M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled194

SARASOTA

Florida

STEPHEN SMILEY MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled192

BATTLE CREEK

Michigan

MICHAEL KEPPEN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled189

SIOUX FALLS

South Dakota

KATHLEEN KENNEDY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled188

SANTA MARIA

California

MELISSA DILLMON MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled187

ROME

Georgia

ROBIN ZON M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled185

SOUTH BEND

Indiana

BENJAMIN CHO MD

Claims Filled185

PORTLAND

Oregon

ROSEMARY CARROLL M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled183

CHICAGO

Illinois

SUSAN ROEDER DO

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled183

IOWA CITY

Iowa

SWARNA CHANDURI MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled183

POMONA

California

BROOKE GILLETT D.O.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled182

SPRINGFIELD

Missouri

ELISABETH MCKEEN M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled182

WEST PALM BEACH

Florida

KRISTINA BOWEN MD

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled182

SANDY SPRINGS

Georgia

SUSAN ROSS MD

Specialist

Claims Filled181

DAVENPORT

Florida

GUSTAV MAGRINAT M.D.

Claims Filled179

GREENSBORO

North Carolina

HARRY MCCOY M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled179

CHRISTIANSBURG

Virginia

ROLANDO JIMENEZ M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled177

PONCE

Puerto Rico

PAUL LEMARBRE M.D.

Medical Oncology

Claims Filled177

WAUKESHA

Wisconsin

CYNTHIA FORSTHOFF M.D.

Specialist

Claims Filled175

LONG BEACH

California

JOSEPH MERCHANT M.D.

Hematology Oncology

Claims Filled175

AMES

Iowa